Innovation and Enterprise


The aim of this module is to provide students with the knowledge of entrepreneurship in a business context, and the skills to develop a business plan to enable the commercialisation of a product or service. 

It is recommended that the student teams enter their business ideas to the Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Awards or similar.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyse the nature of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs.

  2. Design an innovation process to develop a product or service

  3. Develop an industry standard business plan & present to an industry expert

  4. Identify and validate sources of funding for a new venture.

  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the broader business context in which start-ups take place.

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