Programme And Module Handbook
Course Details in 2024/25 Session

If you find any data displayed on this website that should be amended, please contact the Curriculum Management Team.

Module Title LH Small Business and Entrepreneurship
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Management
Module Code 07 31697
Module Lead
Level Honours Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions None
Description The aim of this module is to provide a solid conceptual and analytical understanding of small business and entrepreneurship. Lectures and small group teaching will allow students to discuss and critically evaluate key theories and understandings of small businesses and entrepreneurial firms.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module, students should be able to:
  • demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the differences between small and large businesses in terms of uncertainty, employment, innovation.
  • explain the different conceptual approaches and models that underlie entrepreneurial processes and outcomes;
  • critically analyse empirical data and key readings;
  • critically evaluate evidence and identify its strategic implications for small business and entrepreneurship practice.
Assessment 31697-01 : Individual written assignment 1000 words : Coursework (40%)
31697-02 : Oral presentation : Presentation (10%)
31697-03 : Assessment: 2 hour examination : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Seen (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 2 hour examination (50%) ; Individual written assignment, 1,000 words (40%) ; Oral presentation, (10%)
Reassessment: N/A
Reading List