Project Management for Business Development
Put your project management skills to the test while you develop planning to meet the needs of the entrepreneurial life cycle. Align business actions to strategy, and expand your influence as you aspire to embrace the role of the enterprising leader.
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- 25 Aug 2019
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Apply critical and advanced knowledge of the role of the enterprising leader in project management
Critically evaluate the role of interdisciplinary teams and key stakeholders in supporting projects and operations within the entrepreneurial firm using a group perspective
Critically analyse business development and capacity management in response to environmental changes
Communicate proficiently project management plans that meet the needs of an entrepreneurial firm in complex environments
Apply advanced and coherent knowledge to an applied group research project using project management practice within an entrepreneurial context
- Understanding the terms: what is an entrepreneur, an intrapreneur and a professional manager. What are their characteristics and traits?
- The role of the enterprising leader in project management
- The entrepreneurial life cycle and the role project management plays
- Determinants of a viable entrepreneurial project
- Conditions which stimulate the emergence of enterprise and entrepreneurship
- Understanding the strategic orientation of your enterprising business
- The benefit(s) of feasibility studies
- Negotiation within the entrepreneurial firm and project management
- How to understand and analyse risk in entrepreneurial ventures and during its life cycle
- Managing and dealing with limited resources Funding sources for entrepreneurial projects
- Funding sources for entrepreneurial projects
- The role of interdisciplinary teams and key stakeholders
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Virtual Classroom
- Web links
- Online assignment submission
- Study guide
- Online Assessment
- Resources and Links
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
Pre-2019 This subject was called Project Leadership and Governance
This subject demonstrates the decisions and tasks that emerge during the phases of the entrepreneurial life cycle. The subject also aims to provide students with an understanding of the importance of developing project management capabilities and competences within an entrepreneurial venture in such a way that it captures organisational learning and influences, as well as establishing a process that clearly aligns project selection to enterprise strategy. The subject will critically analyse personal opportunities to develop entrepreneurial activities within the student’s own role.
- Individual (30 - 40%)
- Individual (30 - 50%)
- Group (20 - 30%)
Textbook information is pending.