Level 1 – Open to 1st and 2nd year UG students
LUBS1010 Understanding Social Enterprises – Semester 1
This module aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to explore how for-purpose social businesses find socially innovative and enterprising win-win solutions to local and global social and environmental challenges. It will help students to develop insights into the contextual influences on the mission and possible business model adopted by these types of firms, how they deliver on this mission, and the role of the social entrepreneur. This module will allow students to reflect on how such businesses relate to their own experiences and issues they identify with. This module will use a range of interactive teaching methods and real-life examples to allow students to explore concepts, ideas and new developments in the increasingly popular area of social enterprise. This module is approved as a discovery module.
LUBS1890 Starting Your Own Business – Semester 1
This module aims to provide students with the opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship and business planning both independently and in groups using videos, podcasts, reading and other online materials. Within workshops students will be provided with the opportunity to take what they have learnt online and put this into practice, during innovative and collaborative activities. This module is approved as a discovery module.
This module provides students with an introduction to key ideas, concepts and practices in the field of Entrepreneurship. It is suitable for all students who wish to learn more about Entrepreneurship to either facilitate their ideas around starting their own businesses or to understanding more about enterprise, innovation and entrepreneurship more generally. This module is approved as a discovery module.