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MODULE DESCRIPTOR
Module Title
Enterprise And Employability (residential)
Reference BS3972 Version 2
Created February 2017 SCQF Level SCQF 9
Approved July 2015 SCQF Points 15
Amended August 2017 ECTS Points 7.5

Aims of Module
To develop enterprise and employability skills, and enhance understanding of personal and professional development.

Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
1 Undertake a personal skills audit, identify development needs and formulate a personal elevator pitch
2 Create a professional network map and develop a network management plan.
3 Work in a small team to generate and explore business ideas and solve problems.

Indicative Module Content
Devising and delivering an elevator pitch; conducting a personal skills audit; idea generation and testing; creative thinking; network mapping; network management; team building; professional development planning; reflection.

Module Delivery
A residential taught programme. Directed and private study.

Indicative Student Workload Full Time Part Time
Contact Hours 35 35
Non-Contact Hours 115 115
Placement/Work-Based Learning Experience [Notional] Hours N/A N/A
TOTAL 150 150
Actual Placement hours for professional, statutory or regulatory body    

ASSESSMENT PLAN
If a major/minor model is used and box is ticked, % weightings below are indicative only [for the purposes of the Key Information Set (KIS)]
Component 1
Type: Coursework Weighting: 100% Outcomes Assessed: 1, 2, 3
Description: A reflective presentation to be delivered after the residential taught programme.

MODULE PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTOR
Explanatory Text
The module is assessed by one component: C1 - Presentation - 100% weighting. Module Pass Mark = Grade D (40%)
Module Grade Minimum Requirements to achieve Module Grade:
A 70% or above
B 60% - 69%
C 50% - 59%
D 40% - 49%
E 35% - 39%
F 0% - 34%
NS Non-submission of work by published deadline or non-attendance for examination

Module Requirements
Prerequisites for Module None.
Corequisites for module None.
Precluded Modules None.

INDICATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY
1 COTTRELL, S. 2010. Skills for success: personal development and employability. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
2 LUMLEY, M. and WILKINSON, J., 2014. Developing employability for business. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
3 Additional resources will be made available on Moodle.

 

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