Courses Catalogue

Entrepreneurship

COURSE CODE: BF 2201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Tourism and Hotel Management, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

Understanding the fundamental concepts and principles of entrepreneurial theory including the basic roles, skills and functions of management in an enterprise;

Be 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;

Be aware of the ethical dilemmas faced by managers and the social responsibilities of businesses.

The material covered will be relevant to you, regardless of your career objectives in all likelihood, you will either be a manager or work with one in any occupation you choose in the final analysis, we are all managers of our own lives and can benefit by studying to be better managers.

Principles of Entrepreneurship its an introductory course which presents a through understanding of Entrepreneurship theory.  It focus 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.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course unit, students should be able 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.

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