Creating and Growing a New Business Venture
Essex Business School
Postgraduate: Level 7
Sunday 17 January 2021
Friday 26 March 2021
24 January 2020
Requisites for this module
MSC G41224 Artificial Intelligence and its Applications
This module will enable students to acquire critical and transferable skills associated with the creation and growth of new business ventures. The module focuses on the development process, from start up to early stage growth of new ventures (new small businesses spin-offs from large firms, and especially innovative, technology-based firms).
The module covers essential processes associated with new venturing- opportunity identification, self-efficacy, ideas generation, bricolage and bootstrapping, developing business models, networking, marketing, financial, and behavioural aspects in different environments.
The module is practical in scope and character and is concerned with enabling students to critically examine and organise different forms of learning, skills development, and aspects of creating and managing new and entrepreneurial (especially technology-based)ventures.
TAcquire critical and transferable skills associated with the creation and growth of new business ventures.
You focus on the development process from start up to early stage growth of new ventures, new small businesses spin offs from large firms, and especially innovative, technology-based firms.
You study opportunity identification, self-efficacy, ideas generation, bricolage and bootstrapping, developing business models, networking, marketing, and finance.
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The following learning and teaching methods will be used to inform the pedagogic structure of the module:
Seminars and experts sessions ;
Analysis and discussion of case studies;
Analysis and discussion of journal articles;
Class exercises including group work;
Short field visits where feasible
Other support.(external lectures and mentoring);
- Mitra, Jay. (2020) Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development, London: Routledge.
The above list is indicative of the essential reading for the course. The library makes provision for all reading list items, with digital provision where possible, and these resources are shared between students. Further reading can be obtained from this module's reading list.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Individual Creative Action plan
||Group Project Report
||Individual Reflective Journal
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Prof Jay Mitra, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professor Jay Mitra
No external examiner information available for this module.
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Of 20 hours, 20 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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