MGS3651 - Entrepreneurship - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Management


Mr Mazanai Musara

Unit guides


South Africa

  • First semester 2017 (Day)


Entrepreneurship develops students' understanding and capacity to launch and manage new as well as innovative business ideas. A combination of theory and practice is integrated into the conceptualisation and application of the entrepreneur phenomenon and the entrepreneurship process. Students will be able to conduct self-evaluation and analysis of their surroundings in order to identify business opportunities that can be exploited to the benefit of the individual entrepreneur as well as the societies at large.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. analyse and synthesise entrepreneurship conceptualisations
  2. evaluate the roles of entrepreneurs
  3. identify and evaluate the characteristics of entrepreneurs
  4. analyse and recommend business opportunities to launch an entrepreneurial career as well as developing business plans
  5. conduct a self-analysis and self-evaluation in the context of choosing and launching an entrepreneurial occupation to fit the individual student.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)


Students must have passed MGB1010 or MGC1010 or MGP1010 or MGF1010 or MGW1010 or MGG1010 or MGS1010 before undertaking this unit.