United Kingdom, Nottingham

Entrepreneurship and New Venture Development

when 8 July 2019 - 19 July 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee GBP 1100

This interactive course enables you to appreciate the challenges involved in building and developing a virtual business using a business simulation software. You will study this course at the Nottingham Business School, which is one of the top 5% of business schools in the world with an AASCB accreditation!

This course will provide you with an overview for developing a new venture. It will provide an insight into the nature and business environment of start-ups and promote thinking and critical analysis of developing a new venture and its operations.
During your two-week course you will explore the context of enterprise creation and management, market analysis and positioning, and product/service introduction. You will also study operations planning, financial management and capital raise, marketing and sales, and internationalisation.

Target group

You should have completed at least one year of undergraduate studies in accounting and finance, business, economics or marketing and have an interest in entrepreneurship.

Course aim

At the end of the course you should be able to identify market opportunities and position a new business idea appropriately, and synthesise the key business functions to explore a new business idea appropriately. You should also be able to apply managerial skills to design and support a new venture and develop your ability to evaluate and justify your own ideas, solutions to business problems and new business propositions and defend them against others.

Credits info

5 EC
10 UK credits / 5 ECTS

Fee info

GBP 1100: 10% early-bird tuition fee discount for students applying and paying by March 31 2019.
GBP 350: On-campus accommodation for two-weeks.