BMGT3005H Entrepreneurship and Innovation (HK)

Academic Year 2019/2020

This course will examine and discuss the processes and the issues involved in new venture creation. The course is based on the premise that there is a very identifiable process involved in setting up a new business, that it is possible to think your way through the process, to manage the process in an active way and to develop a first class Business Plan for a New Venture. The course will help you to explore your own entrepreneurial abilities and will encourage this entrepreneurial behaviour in your business career. This behaviour may reflect action in the role of independent or corporate entrepreneurship, the repositioning of a family firm or, working as a support agent in a bank or public agency promoting enterprise. The module provides for the blending of its theory and practice contents with the collective workplace experiences of the participants, to this end participants will be expected to contribute critical reflection on their workplace experiences along with collaborative interpretation of such experiences in both classroom and study group settings. Advance preparation for classes and workshops will be an important feature, with readings and questions for reflection assigned at the commencement of the trimester.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Develop entrepreneurial potential and abilities.Demonstrate an ability to critically discuss contents of the module and your workplace experience.An understanding of the process of new venture creation.Knowledge and understanding of the requirements for successful business planning in new ventures.An appreciation of the management issues typically encountered by new firms during the early stages in their development.Preparation of a business plan.

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

20

Specified Learning Activities

85

Autonomous Student Learning

102

Total

207

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.  
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Group Project: Group Project Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No

50

Assignment: Assignment Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No

50


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer Yes - 2 Hour
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Ms Christina Burke Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Ms Michele Connolly Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr George Onofrei Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Matthias Tietz Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Wincey Cheung Tutor
Mrs Edna Eugenia Da Silva Tutor
Mr Gerard Dooley Tutor
Miss Clare Griffin Tutor
Mr Daniel Maher Tutor

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