- Business Management
- Assoc Professor Rory O'Shea
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Curricular information is subject to change
On completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the field of innovation-based entrepreneurship in the context of frameworks that draw together the disparate strands of the field.
2. Apply theories to the rigorous identification, development and exploitation of new opportunities.
3. Understand how external, psychological and environmental forces influence the formation of new ventures.
4. Develop policies and programs for accelerating innovation driven entrepreneurship
and social progress in regions.
5. Communicate and present all ideas in a scholarly manner (i.e. through the use of academic writing conventions).
Historical evolution of the field of entrepreneurship
Sources and forms of opportunities
Entrepreneurial decision making and the price system
Discovery of opportunities
Venture opportunity screening
Valuation of opportunities
Industry differences and the decision to exploit
University technology transfer
Regional entrepreneurial ecosystems
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Individual Project. Case write-up||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: End of trimester individual assignment covering the major aspects of the course||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Individual assignment. Case write-up||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: In-class individual and group exercises and discussion||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Autumn||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Student will be provided with feedback of their assignment post assessment.