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MODULE DESCRIPTOR
Module Title
Enterprise In Action
Reference BS3973 Version 2
Created February 2017 SCQF Level SCQF 9
Approved July 2015 SCQF Points 45
Amended May 2017 ECTS Points 22.5

Aims of Module
To provide the student with the opportunity to apply the knowledge and understanding as well as the personal transferable skills acquired in the programme to real projects and business activities.

Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
1 Demonstrate skills, attitudes and behaviours appropriate to the workplace
2 Recognise their own strengths and weaknesses as potential managers
3 Develop an understanding of the workings of a small enterprise and contribute to its development
4 Apply theories, models and concepts and principles acquired in the programme to the workplace
5 Demonstrate evidence of and reflect on new learning with regard to knowledge, skills and abilities required for effective functioning in the workplace

Indicative Module Content
The student will work within the University's established Connect 2 Business Programme and will be fully involved in a range of commercial business activities including event management and support, training and short course design/delivery, PR and marketing work etc.

Module Delivery
Delivery is by means of on-the-job training supported by academic staff. Additional training on specific areas of work may be provided through DELTA.

Indicative Student Workload Full Time Part Time
Contact Hours 24 N/A
Non-Contact Hours 276 N/A
Placement/Work-Based Learning Experience [Notional] Hours 150 N/A
TOTAL 450 N/A
Actual Placement hours for professional, statutory or regulatory body 150  

ASSESSMENT PLAN
If a major/minor model is used and box is ticked, % weightings below are indicative only.
Component 1
Type: Coursework Weighting: 100% Outcomes Assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Description: The assessment is conducted by way of completion of a portfolio of documents demonstrating evidence of work related learning. These will include a learning contract and periodic reviews. carried out by placement employers.

MODULE PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTOR
Explanatory Text
The module is assessed by one component: C1 - Coursework - 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 FANTHOME, C., 2004. Work placement: a survival guide for students. Hampshire: Palgrave MacMillan.

 

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