Our experienced teaching staff use a range of innovative and engaging teaching methods to help you get the most out of this course.
Inspiring lectures will teach you key theories and concepts related to entrepreneurship and international business. You’ll also benefit from guest lectures, where entrepreneurs share their expertise and experiences of setting up and managing businesses. There’s also a variety of hands-on activities where you can apply what you’ve learnt and increase your understanding, such as case studies, class room and a business simulation task.
It’s our focus on developing your practical skills which helps us stand out from other universities. You’ll gain experience in writing formal business plans and pitching new venture ideas to prospective investors. These are key skills for aspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Our online learning platform will support you with your studies. It has all the digital resources you need when revising, including lecture slides, access e-books and online journals, as well as video recordings of teaching sessions.
We use a mix of assessment methods. There are exams, coursework, group work and presentations designed to test your understanding of key topics. Your lecturers will ensure you’re well-prepared for your assessment and will offer support with any topics you have difficulty with.
Business Venturing Pitch – You’ll get the chance to present a new business idea to a panel of entrepreneurs. We’ll help you to develop a proposition, teach you presentation techniques and give you opportunities to practice these so you can deliver an engaging and effective pitch. These are vital skills for aspiring entrepreneurs and they can help you to gain support from financial investors in the future.
Emerging Market Report – Do economic conditions, institutions, resources and culture support or hinder new business ventures? You’ll examine this fascinating topic and get the opportunity to profile the entrepreneurial environment in a developing country of your choice. We use key theories and frameworks, as well as access insights from The World Bank, United Nations and other sources to help you identify the common types of entrepreneurship in the country as well as its commercial environment. You’ll then critically evaluate how supportive your chosen emerging market economy is for prospective entrepreneurs. This activity will help you to develop your analytical skills and you’ll gain practical experience in assessing the external environment and its potential impact on business ventures.
Entrepreneurial Strategies Case Studies – Working as part of a small group, you’ll examine case studies relating to various forms of entrepreneurship, such as family business, social enterprise and new commercial ventures. You’ll evaluate the business opportunities through analysing market and industry information. Then by applying entrepreneurial theory and frameworks, you’ll assess the propositions’ viability.