Module Code and Title: ENT5A1, Entrepreneurial Theory and Practice S2

Module Code and Title: ENT5A1, Entrepreneurial Theory and Practice S2
Module Leader – Sultanul Chowdhury
Assignment Brief
Formative assessment
Short Individual formative 1-2-1 Tutorials during Weeks 10 and 11– (0%TMM).
(Tutorials will be arranged by appointment with the Module Leader)
Summative assessment
Assessment 2: Individual Report 60% of TMM 3000 words maximum.
Deadline – Report Submission (through Turnitin) Tuesday 4
th of May 2021 – 1700 hours
Individual Report: The Entrepreneur that I Admire Most
This individual assessment is based on the concept of experiential learning. Through
In this assessment, you are encouraged to explore academic theories and concepts
used by entrepreneurial practitioners in shedding light on Entrepreneurship in a
particular context and how the entrepreneurial traits of these people have helped
them to ensuing opportunities and challenges they faced as an entrepreneur.
Approach this assignment as if we have never heard of this person before. The
grading will be based on how well you introduce this person. Also, how sound are
your arguments in relating relevant theories and models to illustrate the
entrepreneurial traits that helped them become successful? Most importantly,
describe these entrepreneurs’ behavior, characteristics, and entrepreneurial
mindsets in becoming entrepreneurs they in addition to mentioning the
entrepreneurial traits that impressed you the most!
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Your Task
Your individual report requires you to identify two entrepreneurs of your choice, and
a. provides a profile brief of each person you have selected to study as an
entrepreneur and explain why you have selected them as your choice of
b. using concepts and models learn from module ENT5A1, compare and
contrast your choice of person and explain why they can be classed as an
c. critically evaluate whether your chosen entrepreneurs have the same
behavior characteristics and entrepreneurial mindsets in becoming
d. critically reflect on the module learning outcomes and explain how you
have achieved them.
The assignment will be marked according to the following criteria:
 the degree of critical evaluation and analysis in the arguments made
(descriptive submissions are likely to receive low marks).
 scope of reading and research demonstrated in the answer by appropriate
 the degree to which your arguments are underpinned by theory and
research evidence.
Other considerations include:
 clarity and structure of the arguments (formal report format with
appropriate introduction and conclusions should be used).
 use of appropriate examples.
 the overall presentation, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
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Grade Allocations
The following is a guide to how your work will be marked:
Research and evidence 20%
Theoretical framework 30%
Analysis – application of theory to evidence 30%
Conclusions and Recommendations 10%
Referencing and Bibliography 10%
Assessment Learning Outcomes
The following module learning outcomes will be achieved through this assignment) Knowledge and understanding
Upon successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
1. Critically evaluate the theoretical approaches to a range of models within the field.
2. Examine and judge the merits of a range of approaches to entrepreneurial study with a
view to analyzing the connections between theory and practice.
3. Understand with confidence the detailed facets of entrepreneurship that make it stand
apart from other forms of business and organizational approaches.
B) Skills
Upon successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
1. Assess the validity of information from a range of sources and use them to construct
answers or responses to typical challenges faced by entrepreneurs.
2. Present information verbally and in written form with confidence a complex argument
using evidence and data that is original and appropriate.