STMGT202-20A (HAM)

The Entrepreneur

15 Points

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Division of Management
School of Management and Marketing

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Paper Description

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This paper introduces entrepreneurship theory and practice. You will examine the qualities, skills and characteristics of entrepreneurs and analyse the multiple facets of the entrepreneurial journey. In addition, you will develop the ability to evaluate the processes involved in creating and evaluating ideas for new products, processes and ventures, and taking them to market.

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Paper Structure

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This paper has two classes each week; two hours on Tuesdays and one hour on Fridays. As there are no tutorials, all classes will involve interactive exercises.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Assess personal entrepreneurial qualities and actions
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  • Identify and evaluate creative entrepreneurial opportunities and business models
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  • Develop and pitch a new business venture
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  • Analyse the feasibility of implementing innovative perceived opportunities
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Assessment

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All guidelines for assessments are available on Moodle. Any questions about these should be addressed to the convenor through Moodle messages or emails.

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Entrepreneurial Self Assessment
13 Mar 2020
4:30 PM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Lecture Content Quizzes
Sum of All
16 Apr 2020
No set time
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Quiz 1
13 Mar 2020
No set time
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Quiz 2
27 Mar 2020
No set time
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
5. Quiz 3
6 Apr 2020
No set time
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
6. Quiz 4
1 May 2020
No set time
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
7. Quiz 5
8 May 2020
No set time
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
8. New Venture Creation - Feasibility study
15 May 2020
4:30 PM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
9. New Venture Proposal - Team Report
29 May 2020
4:00 PM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
10. New Venture Proposal - Team Presentation
2 Jun 2020
4:00 PM
15
  • Presentation: In Class
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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There is no required textbook for this paper.

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Recommended Readings

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Reading about entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial ventures on news, media and company websites is highly recommended.
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Online Support

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Moodle
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Workload

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This is a 15 point paper = 150 hours of work overall, which includes lecture time.
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Linkages to Other Papers

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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: STMGT101 or STMG191

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: STMG192, ENTIN101

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