The Principle of Entrepreneurship module seeks to provide students with a sound understanding of the core skills necessary for an entrepreneur. It provides them with an understanding of what it takes to be an entrepreneur and the mind-set required for entrepreneurial success.
The Principles of Entrepreneurship is an EQF/MQF Level 7 course accredited with 8 ECTS credits. The Principle of Entrepreneurship course seeks to provide students with a sound understanding of the core skills necessary for an entrepreneur. It provides them with an understanding of what it takes to be an entrepreneur and the mind-set required for entrepreneurial success. This course is a module which forms part of the Masters in Entrepreneurship Programme. The duration of the course is 6 weeks and delivered fully online.
The course seeks to provide students with the knowledge and skills relevant for the management of new ventures across the entrepreneurial life cycle. This module introduces theory, practice and research into starting and growing new ventures. Knowledge and skill development focuses on start-up planning as well as learning-by-doing through adaptive execution. This course describes entrepreneurship as a process of economic or social value creation, rather than the single event of opening a business. Reflecting recent research, the course focuses on opportunity recognition, assembly of the financial and human resources needed to develop the idea, and launching the new venture.
Knowledge at the end of the module:
- Understand the business environment and determinants of success of new ventures.
- Appreciate economics, strategy and finance across the entrepreneurial life cycle.
- Understand the growth, development and evolution of new ventures.
- Understand new venture strategic and financial management across the entrepreneurial life cycle.
- Exhibit due diligence on new ventures.
- Appreciate business planning.
Programme: Principles of Entrepreneurship
EQF/MQF: Level 7
Credits: 8 ECTS
Delivery & Duration: Online – 6 weeks
National & EU Accreditation by: NCFHE
Scholarship & Grant Incentives: Get Qualified & Training Pays Scheme