Core Module Information
Module title: Exploring Entrepreneurship

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ENT07101
Module leader: Renata Osowska
School The Business School
Subject area group: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

There are no prerequisites required for this module.

Description of module content:

This module will cover the following:

-Theories of entrepreneurship and who are entrepreneurs
- Motivations for starting a business
- Personal characteristics of an entrepreneur
- The role and the importance of the entrepreneur for the economy
- The role of SME’s in the economy
- Business start-up issues and challenges
- Ethnic minority issues in entrepreneurship
- Issues in female entrepreneurship
- Issues in family businesses
- Serial and social entrepreneurs’ issues

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Understand the range of entrepreneurial styles and behaviours
LO2: Identify the factors influencing successful small business start up
LO3: Explore the business start-up process
LO4: Understand the enterprise strategy in Scotland and the support available for entrepreneurs

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Joanna McVicar
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 24
Face To Face Lecture 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Oral Presentation 20 1,2 7 HOURS= 00.10, WORDS= 0
Report 80 1, 2, 3, 4 13 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 20
Component 2 subtotal: 80
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
ENT07101 - Exploring Entrepreneurship