Business and management studies
Entrepreneurship and Small Firms (ENT)
Module code: N1020
15 credits in autumn teaching
Teaching method: Seminar, Lecture
Assessment modes: Essay, Unseen examination
The module provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the entrepreneurial process and the development of new ventures.
Entrepreneurship is viewed as a process to provide sustainable economic, social and institutional change. Module content is limited to entrepreneurship in a small business context.
Module learning outcomes
- Evaluate the economic and social significance of smaller enterprises.
- Systematically understand the factors that influence the creation, growth and closure of small enterprises.
- Comment upon current research on the role of innovation, entrepreneurial finance and the working environment of small firms.
- Critically evaluate the role of government in creating an environment in which entrepreneurs and small enterprises can thrive.