Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
Module Code: ENT206TC
Module Title: Futurology and Business Opportunities
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2021/22
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Department of Intelligent Operations and Marketing
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module is designed to stimulate students opening their minds and using their creativity thinking and discussing how the major technological directions will influence our society and lives. Furthermore, students will be motivated to find unmet social needs and discuss relevant solutions (products, services, etc.). Learning this course could be quite inspirational for the students’ long-term career planning.
Learning outcomes 
A. Develop a comprehensive and in-depth understanding about technological development and future scenario.

B. Develop capabilities of innovative thinking.

C. Recognize the necessity of technological innovation and show how they constitute the foundation for sustainable development of enterprises and society.

D. Establish a comprehensive view of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship.
Method of teaching and learning 
This module will be delivered by a combination of formal lectures, tutorials and assignments.
1. Lecture 1-3: Human beings’ common desires and technological development directions.

2. Lecture 4-6: The impacted sectors and scenarios for future.

3. Lecture 7-9: Innovation Mindset and Design-driven Innovation.

4. Lecture 10-12: Innovation for sustainable development of enterprises and society.
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 14    7      54  75 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Project Presentation 50.00
2 Reflection Report 50.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 9/19/2020 10:40:42 PM