Award in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MQF 7)

Unit 1

Introducing Innovation and Entrepreneurship

• The Evolution of Entrepreneurship (Agricultural Revolution, Trade Routes, Invention of Money, Medieval Period, Industrial Revolution, Post World War II, Modern Entrepreneurship) • Theories of Entrepreneurship (Drucker, 1979; Cole, 1965, Schumpeter, 1934) and Innovation (Konter, 1995) • The Innovation Process (Lyndhulm and Green) • The Entrepreneurship Process (Baygriv, 1994) • Becoming an Innovative Entrepreneur i. What is an innovative entrepreneur ii. Skills required by innovative entrepreneurs

Unit 2

The Role of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Organisations

• Types of Innovation in Business i. Product Innovation ii. Process Innovation iii. Business Model Innovation

Unit 3

Innovative Business Strategy

• Blue Ocean Strategy • Open Innovation Strategy • Lean Innovation Strategy

Unit 4

Implementing Innovation

• Identifying Opportunities (Internal and External Analysis, Market Trends, Customer Needs) • Creating a Strong Innovation Team • Motivating and Inspiring the Innovation Team • Review and learn from innovation strategies

Award in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MQF 7)

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About this course

 

This Award in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is designed to introduce learners to advanced concepts of entrepreneurship, including the profile of the entrepreneur, the range of different perspectives on entrepreneurship, and the activities of entrepreneurs.

 

 

Duration

1 Month

Start Date

TBC

Delivery

Work-based Learning

Credits

3 ECTS Credits

Awarding Body

This qualification is awarded by Central Mediterranean Business School (CMBS).

 

This qualification is accredited by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority. MFHEA deems this Award in Entrepreneurship and Innovation to be at Level 7 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree and have 2 years of relevant work experience. Excellent command of written English is required.

 

To determine your eligibility, at CMBS, we assess many factors including your education, career progression, and leadership and entrepreneurship qualities. If you do not meet the standard entry requirements and are adequately prepared to succeed in this programme, we welcome and encourage you to contact us for an interview.

 

Assessment Mode

A mixed-method assessment approach will be utilised for this programme.

 

Delivery Mode

This Award in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is delivered through a combination of weekend work-based learning seminars, one-on-one mentoring sessions and industry visits.

 

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for those who are aged 21+ and aspire to become successful entrepreneurs.

 

Language of Instruction

This programme will be delivered in English.

 

Location of Lectures

Lectures will be delivered at Business Leaders Hub, 160, Mdina Road, Zebbug, Malta, ZBG 9015.

 

How to Apply

Interested candidates can apply by sending an email to admissions@cmbs.edu.mt or by calling us on 00356 9912 1110. Applicants will be provided with a link to complete our booking form and will be requested to submit any relevant documents required to process the application.

 

Have questions?

Email Daniela at admissions@cmbs.edu.mt or call on 00356 9912 1110 to learn more.

 

 

Price (EU Students):

965

€724 will be refunded via the Jobsplus Investing in Skills Scheme
Pay only €241

Price includes:

  • Access to a comprehensive student management system
  • Overall qualification certificate

  • Course material tutorial support notes
  • Access to online course resources

Syllabus

Unit 1

Introducing Innovation and Entrepreneurship

• The Evolution of Entrepreneurship (Agricultural Revolution, Trade Routes, Invention of Money, Medieval Period, Industrial Revolution, Post World War II, Modern Entrepreneurship) • Theories of Entrepreneurship (Drucker, 1979; Cole, 1965, Schumpeter, 1934) and Innovation (Konter, 1995) • The Innovation Process (Lyndhulm and Green) • The Entrepreneurship Process (Baygriv, 1994) • Becoming an Innovative Entrepreneur i. What is an innovative entrepreneur ii. Skills required by innovative entrepreneurs

Unit 2

The Role of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Organisations

• Types of Innovation in Business i. Product Innovation ii. Process Innovation iii. Business Model Innovation

Unit 3

Innovative Business Strategy

• Blue Ocean Strategy • Open Innovation Strategy • Lean Innovation Strategy

Unit 4

Implementing Innovation

• Identifying Opportunities (Internal and External Analysis, Market Trends, Customer Needs) • Creating a Strong Innovation Team • Motivating and Inspiring the Innovation Team • Review and learn from innovation strategies