Open University

Open University

Entrepreneurship, Experience and Perspective (BB846)

Social and commercial enterprises play an important role in today's society, often in partnership with larger corporations and public sector organisations; this course provides rich, experience-based insights into the distinctive challenges of creating and developing entrepreneurial ventures; the course helps students to gain relevant skills and underpinning knowledge; students also develop a deeper, and more critical, understanding of entrepreneurial practices by connecting their experiences to relevant concepts and research evidence; as a result, students are better placed to: develop their own venture, engage with other entrepreneurial organisations, and take part in wider debates about entrepreneurship in the 21st Century.

Entry requirements

This course is an elective module in stage 2 of the MBA (F61); students need to have already completed MBA stage 1: Management: Perspectives and Practice (B716) and the compulsory stage 2 module Corporate Finance (B831); students should also have completed or be currently studying the compulsory stage 2 module The Dynamics of Strategy (B835); the course requires 150 hours of study over 6 months; students also need an appropriate facility in English language, sufficient to be able to work effectively at postgraduate level; generally this means capability equivalent to an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.5; to assess students' English language skills in relation to their proposed studies students can visit the IELTS website; if the student is unsure whether their skill level in English is adequate students may find it helpful to look at the Skills for OU Study site.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (Scotland) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (Wales) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (England) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (Northern Ireland) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (Scotland) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (Wales) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (England) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (Northern Ireland) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning May 2017 GBP 1,592 per Module (England) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning May 2017 GBP 1,592 per Module (Northern Ireland) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning May 2017 GBP 1,592 per Module (Scotland) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning May 2017 GBP 1,592 per Module (Wales) 6 months

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Distance Learning

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