This course enables students to understand
the definition and scope of entrepreneurship, the drivers and barriers to

Students will understand the impact of
national culture and economy on entrepreneurship and will explore the impact of
entrepreneurs’ personal characteristics and personal situational factors,
including education and background.

Students will also learn about the role and
importance of small companies to the economy, as well as social enterprise and
socio-economic development. Students will also be expected to understand the
balance of risks and rewards of entrepreneurship, and they will investigate and
reflect on their entrepreneurial and enterprising characteristics.

This article will discuss examples of
entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial organizations, with the hope that students
will be able to draw on local, personal, and general knowledge as well as their
learning in order to be able to identify the characteristics of startups.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be
able to:

1 Explore and illustrate the range of
venture capital types that may be considered entrepreneurial.

2 Assess the impact of small businesses on
the economy.

3 Identify and evaluate key aspects of the
entrepreneurial mindset.

4 Research on different environments that
foster or hinder entrepreneurship.


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