Core Module Information
Module title: Business Growth Issues

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

Module code: ENT09402
Module leader: Wendy Wu
School The Business School
Subject area group: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Emphasis will be on entrepreneurial leadership of small and growing businesses and the key issues facing them. The module workshops will include;• Growth models to understand the phases of growth and seek evidence in organisations• Identifying and reviewing examples of building growth businesses, and the role of the entrepreneur in the leadership of these businesses • The growth of businesses will be evaluated by utilising the strategic management tools including strategic analysis, strategic choices and strategic implementation options

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Evaluate entrepreneurial aspirations and reasons for growth.

LO2: Understand the importance of growth businesses in the economy.

LO3: Discuss and critique the characteristics of the growth stages of developing a business.

LO4: Analyse and review successful growth strategies of entrepreneurial businesses.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 3, Blended,
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: Blended
Location of delivery: WORLDWIDE
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Wendy Wu
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Independent Learning GROUPIND_STUDY 5
Independent Learning Guided independent study 195
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 10 1~2~3~4 13 HOURS= 5
Report 40 1~2~3~4 7 , WORDS= 1500
Report 50 1~2~3~4 13 , WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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