STMGT503-22A (HAM)

Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice

15 Points

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School of Management and Marketing


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Paper Description

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Entrepreneurship and new venture creation provide a major impetus for economic growth and development. This paper introduces the key issues and questions relating to the theoretical perspectives on entrepreneurship. The latest research on entrepreneurship will be discussed and critically evaluated. The course sessions will combine interactive lecturer and student facilitated seminars, incorporating discussion and debate, participative inquiry, experiential learning and reflection. There will be several guest speaker entrepreneurs brought in to provide a strong industry-research nexus.

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Paper Structure

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The sessions for this class will be held in MSB1.20 so long as face to face classes are permitted. The COVID-19 situation will be regularly monitored and you will be updated. Lectures and discussions will be recorded. Therefore students can choose not to attend class and rather view the recordings from the session. Note: For competitive reasons the recordings of student led discussions (in groups of 2) will not show until the last group has presented.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Learning Outcomes

    1. Lead a critical discussion on a topic within entrepreneurship.

    2. Demonstrate an understanding and competence in several theoretical areas within entrepreneurship

    3. Synthesise theoretical concepts on entrepreneurship with field data to write a report

    4. Demonstrate the ability to work as a team to achieve assigned in-class and written requirements of this paper

    Linked to the following assessments:
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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. Literature Review
10 May 2022
9:00 AM
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. My Entrepreneurial Path (Journal)
24 May 2022
9:00 AM
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Team Report
13 Jun 2022
11:30 PM
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Seminar Presentation
  • In Class: In Lecture
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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See Moodle folder for readings list

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Online Support

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Students will be able to download required readings from the online library resource
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This is a 15 point paper and it is anticipated that a student will spend 150 hours of study towards this paper, which includes lecture time.
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