MGMT324-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021

International Entrepreneurship

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 19 July 2021
End Date: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 1 August 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 1 October 2021

Description

International Entrepreneurship is a course designed for those interested in the practices of ‘the entrepreneur’, and who wish to build on their existing understanding of international business. The main focus of this course is the entrepreneur as an international business operative. The course discusses issues such as: the nature of entrepreneurship, the changing global environment, expansion through franchising, culture and the international environment, and the dark side of entrepreneurship. International case studies, local case studies and recent research findings are used extensively, and students will be encouraged to analyse these through the application of the theoretical material presented during lectures.

Workload
Lecture/Tutorials 22 hours
Mid-term test 2 hours
Final Examination 3 hours
Test and Exam Preparation 40 hours
In-class Group Work and Lecture Preparation 48 hours
Assessment Preparation and Revision 35 hours
Total 150 hours

Learning Outcomes

MGMT324 addresses the BCom learning objective in the following manner:

1. Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within entrepreneurship, and have a broad understanding of the key domains of commerce.

The in-class group work and assignment are an opportunity for students to demonstrate the application of advanced knowledge of entrepreneurship. Recall, understanding, and application of advanced entrepreneurship knowledge are assessed in the test and final exam.

2. Students have a broad understanding of the key domains of international entrepreneurship.
Recall, understanding, and application of advanced domains of entrepreneurship knowledge are assessed in the test and final exam.

3. Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers which can be used in a range of applications.

The assignment is an opportunity for students to demonstrate a range of skills including report writing, teamwork and case analysis; whilst the in-class group work will also give students the opportunity to demonstrate presentation skills. Understanding, and application of advanced knowledge of entrepreneurship are assessed in the test and final exam.

4. Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to entrepreneurship.

Not specifically addressed in this course, although key bicultural issues are discussed in the context of international entrepreneurship, including Maori entrepreneurship and minority entrepreneurship.

5. Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

The culture within the entrepreneurial community is assessed in the test. Students own performance and experiences within that community is not specifically addressed in this course.

6. Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on entrepreneurship and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

The in-class group work, test and final exam are opportunities for students to demonstrate an understanding of international entrepreneurial activity and multicultural issues within the global business context.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Pre-requisites

45 points at 200-level or
above in MGMT or
MKTG

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 Jack Erskine 443 19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Herb de Vries

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
In-Class Test 10 Aug 2016 25% In-Class Test
Group Assignment (Proposal) 12 Sep 2016 5% Group Assignment (Proposal)
Group Assignment (Report) 03 Oct 2016 30% Group Assignment (Report)
Final Examination 40% Final Examination


Marks and Grades
Marks will be posted on the LEARN site as soon as possible after the assessments have been marked. You will be notified by email when the marks are available.

Your final score will be calculated after the raw marks for each assessment have been standardised. You should not regard 50% as a pass mark.

Course Requirements, Expectations and Regulations
Students are expected to be conversant with all materials discussed in lectures and prescribed readings.

The Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship assumes that students have read the relevant sections concerning course regulations and special consideration applications in the UC Calendar: “General Course and Examination Regulations”. No late assignments will be accepted, no extensions will be granted, no make-up work will be offered for assessment items not completed, and no extra credit will be awarded.

The Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship may standardise the marks for this course. As marks may be scaled at the end of the semester, there is no set pass mark for each individual item of assessment. A passing mark will depend on your overall performance on all items of assessment compared with other members of the class.

Textbooks / Resources

Course reader available on  LEARN and lecture handouts available in class.

Notes

Class Representative
A class representative may be asked to volunteer in the first few weeks of class. Any problems with the course can be raised with the class rep. The class representative will take up any issues raised by class members with the lecturer concerned as they occur.

Departmental Academic Policies
The Department assumes that you have read this document.

You should also read the General Course and Examination Regulations

Dishonest Practice
The University of Canterbury considers cheating and plagiarism to be serious acts of dishonesty. All assessed work must be your own individual work unless specifically stated otherwise in the assessment guidelines. Material quoted from any other source must be clearly acknowledged. You must not copy the work of another person (student or published work) in any assessment including examinations, tests and assignments. Any person who is found to have copied someone else's work, or to have allowed their work to be copied, will receive a fail grade for that piece of assessment and may face disciplinary action which may lead to a fine, community service or exclusion from the University.

IMPORTANT: Where there are concerns regarding the authorship of written course work, a student can be required to provide a formal, oral explanation of the content of their work.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $831.00

International fee $3,875.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship.

All MGMT324 Occurrences

  • MGMT324-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021