Courses Catalogue

Entrepreneurship

COURSE CODE: MPP 1109
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Physiology, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

2.   Course Justification/Rationale

 

This course is designed  to introduce students in Health Professional Programmes to processes involved in entrepreneurship to empower them for being capable of self- employment within their professions. The course prepares the students in developing their knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to respond to the demands of a rapidly changing world and build on a universal philosophy of self-reliance and resourcefulness.

 

3.   Course Description

 

The course explores entrepreneurial management, challenges and opportunities in the business environment. It addresses critical issues such as innovation versus inventions, the creation of a successful business plan, the importance of continuing entrepreneurial personal development, the identification of business opportunities and threats, and understanding the impact of continuous innovation on business sustainability.

 

4.   Course Aim

 

The aim of this course is to prepare the students in developing their knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to respond to the demands of a rapidly changing world and build on a universal philosophy of self-reliance and resourcefulness.

 

5.   Expected Learning Outcomes

 

At the end of the course, students will be able to:


1)  Describe how to evaluate the business environment and identify a viable business opportunity

2)  Outline the procedures to be followed when starting a business

 

3)  Explain the factors liable to affect the succ


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