Developing Scientific Enterprise

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Credits

20

Module code

BS21011

Semester: 1 or 2

This module will consist of:

  • Theoretical concept of an entrepreneur – introduction to the current theory of what makes an entrepreneur.
  • Research techniques – how to complete market research in order to evaluate the feasibility of a business proposal and market the business proposal once developed, and how to conduct interviews in order to evaluate the entrepreneurial characteristics of an individual.
  • Developing the business idea – Taking a basic business idea and adding flesh in the form of determining the market, refining the processes, and understanding the key components of the business model.
  • Numbers count – an introduction to key accounting models such as costing and break-even analysis to allow you to financially evaluate their proposals.
  • Business Risk – how to evaluate and mitigate the business risks relating to individual business proposals.