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36 NQF credits at level 8 <o:p></o:p>

Course convener: Mr S Hendry <o:p></o:p>

Course entry requirements: Student must be registered for the Postgraduate Diploma in Management in Entrepreneurship.


Course outline: This course requires students to set-up and run their own businesses each of which reports to a Board of Directors from Industry. Attached to the project will be a research component that requires each student to undertake research into some specified area of entrepreneurial activity.


DP requirements: <o:p></o:p>

1. Attendance at ALL Genesis activities is compulsory. <o:p></o:p>

2. To attempt the November examination, the group mark for a student should be no less than 40%. <o:p></o:p>

Students are required to achieve no less than 50% in the November examination. Any student who fails to achieve a minimum of 50% in this examination will NOT have the group mark incorporated in their final mark and the mark achieved in the examination will be the only mark reflected. A fail in the November Genesis exam will result in the student failing Genesis and he/she will not be permitted to graduate with the Diploma.


Assessment: <o:p></o:p>

Although the Genesis project is a group project, candidates will be evaluated individually as well. <o:p></o:p>

The evaluation of the Genesis Project is continuous and is derived from the principles of action learning.


Coursework                  60% <o:p></o:p>

Mid-year examination    10% <o:p></o:p>

Final examination          30%   <o:p></o:p>

Last updated : 01 Jul 2014

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