STMGT202-20A (TGA)

The Entrepreneur

15 Points

Edit Header Content
Division of Management
School of Management and Marketing

Staff

Edit Staff Content

Convenor(s)

Lecturer(s)

Administrator(s)

: uwt@waikato.ac.nz

Placement/WIL Coordinator(s)

Tutor(s)

Student Representative(s)

Lab Technician(s)

Librarian(s)

: nat.enright@waikato.ac.nz

You can contact staff by:

  • Calling +64 7 838 4466 select option 1, then enter the extension.
  • Extensions starting with 4, 5, 9 or 3 can also be direct dialled:
    • For extensions starting with 4: dial +64 7 838 extension.
    • For extensions starting with 5: dial +64 7 858 extension.
    • For extensions starting with 9: dial +64 7 837 extension.
    • For extensions starting with 3: dial +64 7 2620 + the last 3 digits of the extension e.g. 3123 = +64 7 262 0123.
Edit Staff Content

Paper Description

Edit Paper Description Content

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.

Edit Paper Description Content

Paper Structure

Edit Paper Structure Content
This paper has classes each week; two hours on Tuesdays and one hour on Thursdays. As there are no tutorials, all classes will involve interactive exercises. The second half of the Tuesday morning session will function as a workshop for deeper engagement with material, and as a space for working on assessments.
Edit Paper Structure Content

Learning Outcomes

Edit Learning Outcomes Content

Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Assess personal entrepreneurial qualities and actions
    Linked to the following assessments:
  • Identify and evaluate creative entrepreneurial opportunities and business models
    Linked to the following assessments:
  • Develop and pitch a new business venture (and its business model)
    Linked to the following assessments:
  • Analyse the feasibility of implementing innovative perceived opportunities
    Linked to the following assessments:
Edit Learning Outcomes Content
Edit Learning Outcomes Content

Assessment

Edit Assessments Content

All guidelines for assessments are available on Moodle. Any questions about these should be addressed to the convenor by email.

Edit Additional Assessment Information Content

Assessment Components

Edit Assessments Content

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
20 Mar 2020
4:30 PM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Lecture Content Quizzes
Sum of All
14 May 2020
3:00 PM
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Quiz 1: Types of entrepreneurs
12 Mar 2020
3:00 PM
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Quiz 2: Creativity and innovation
2 Apr 2020
3:00 PM
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
5. Quiz 3: New venture creation
30 Apr 2020
3:00 PM
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
6. Quiz 4: Venture lifecycle
7 May 2020
3:00 PM
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
7. Quiz 5: Corporate entrepreneurship
14 May 2020
3:00 PM
-
  • 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
4:30 PM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
10. New Venture Proposal - Team Presentation
4 Jun 2020
3:00 PM
15
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
Edit Assessments Content

Required and Recommended Readings

Edit Required Readings Content

Required Readings

Edit Required Readings Content

Deakins, D. and Freel, M. (2012) Entrepreneurship and Small Firms, 6th Edition, McGraw-Hill.

Edit Required Readings Content

Recommended Readings

Edit Recommended Readings Content
Reading about entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial ventures on news, media and company websites is highly recommended.
Edit Recommended Readings Content

Online Support

Edit Online Support Content
Moodle
Edit Online Support Content

Workload

Edit Workload Content
This is a 15 point paper = 150 hours of work overall, which includes lecture time.
Edit Workload Content

Linkages to Other Papers

Edit Linkages Content

Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: STMGT101 or STMG191

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: STMG192, ENTIN101

Edit Linkages Content