Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP|
|Module Short Title|
|Semester Taught||Semester 1|
This module will include lectures, readings, exercises, assessments, group work and individual work.
Lectures and group work in class 11 X 3 hours = 33 hours
In addition, students will engage in group and individual work outside these contact hours.
|Module Personnel||Brian O’Kane|
When students have successfully completed this module, they should be able to:
The course uses classroom discussion, student participation, guest speakers, case analysis, and the creation of a summary business plan and presentation, to achieve these aims.
Specific topics addressed in this module include:
|Recommended Reading List|
Reading will be recommended as appropriate during the module.
Individual assignment 1: Innovation
Individual assignment 2: Market research analysis.
Group assignment 1: written deliverable in the form of a business plan for an innovative technology-based business.
Group assignment 2: oral presentation based on Group assignment 1.
All assignments must be submitted and passed.
|Academic Year of Data||2017/18|