Courses Catalogue

Entrepreneurship Development

COURSE CODE: ENT2201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Understanding the fundamental concepts and principles of entrepreneurial theory including the basic roles, skills and functions of management in an enterprise; knowledgeable of historical development, theoretical aspects and practice application of managerial process. Be familiar with interactions between the environment, technology human resources, and organizations in order to achieve high performance; the ethical dilemmas faced by managers and the social responsibilities of businesses.

Principles of Entrepreneurship is an introductory course which presents a thorough understanding of Entrepreneurship theory.  It focuses on the basic roles, skills and functions of management with special attention to managerial responsibility for effective are efficient achievement of goals. It also focuses on the evolution and environment of management. Specific principles and techniques in managerial planning, decision making, organizing, leadership and controlling are discussed. Review of organizational activities such as Entrepreneurship, finance, production and human resource management is made.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

The course is aimed at accessing and improving relevant entrepreneurship skills, knowledge, values and attitudes for businesses

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

·        Understand the importance of entrepreneurship.

·        Understand the specific principles and techniques in managerial planning, decision making, organizing, leadership and controlling.

·        Understand the interactions between the environment, technology, human resources, and organizations in order to achieve high performance.

·        Understand the ethical dilemmas faced by managers and the social responsibilities of businesses

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

·        Explain the fundamental concepts and principles of entrepreneurial theory including the basic roles, skills, and functions of management

·        Discuss the historical a development, theoretical aspects and practice application of managerial process.

·        Describe the interactions between the environment, technology, human resources, and organizations in order to achieve high performance.

·        Explain the ethical dilemmas faced by managers and the social responsibilities of businesses.