Core Module Information
Module title: Entrepreneurial Consultancy Project

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ENT09103
Module leader: Chris Cramphorn
School The Business School
Subject area group: Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Description of module content:

This is a real opportunity to experience the role of a consultant whilst obtaining academic credit and it allows you to exploit your own knowledge in a real business environment. You will agree the project brief with the organisation of your choice and a tutor will confirm the suitability of the project. Students will complete the project over the trimester with regular updates to the host organisation and the academic tutor. You will benefit from completing a taught module in entrepreneurship prior to taking this module.

This module requires the student to act as a consultant, undertaking a practical project with an external organisation. Subject areas covered in classes will include;
The role of the Consultant
Project Management
Company profiling
The subject matter of the report will depend on an individual student's knowledge and interest and on the identified needs of the chosen business

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: engage in the role of the business consultant
LO2: experience and accurately assess the issues of consulting in small organisations without highly structured management information
LO3: engage in the dynamics of project management where a significant segment of the resource is outside the student's control
LO4: critically reflect on their own ability to manage personal resources

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Chris Cramphorn
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 6
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 6
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 5
Independent Learning Guided independent study 183
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 20 1,2 5 , WORDS= 1500
Report 80 2,3,4 12 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 3500
Component 1 subtotal: 20
Component 2 subtotal: 80
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Entrepreneurial Consultancy