Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship


This module aims to provide the learner with a basic understanding of the role of Entrepreneurs and the importance of entrepreneurial behaviour.The module introduces the learner to the entrepreneurial mind-set, the nature of entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial process giving a solid grounding on the fundamentals of entrepreneurship.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss the role of entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurial mind-set in business 

  2. Discuss the entrepreneurial process

  3. Explain how entrepreneurial behaviour can affect organisational success or failure

  4. Explain the supports in place for entrepreneurs and small businesses in Ireland

  5. Explore a range of contemporary issues in the field of entrepreneurship including sustainability

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