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Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity (Level 6, 60 ECTS)

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Level

06

Duration

12 Months

Department

Marketing, Enterprise & Digital Communications


Start Date

10/01/2022

Course Type

Flexible & Professional

Location

Limerick

The aim of this programme is to provide an opportunity for students to develop the technical, entrepreneurial, interpersonal,innovation and managerial knowledge, skills and competencies required for a variety of job opportunities in their own business. The programmes intends to provide the students with a knowledge of those business disciplines which form the basis for a successful career as an entrepreneur.

What are the entry requirements?

(a) Mature applicants (i.e. over 23 years of age). However, if candidates are below 23 with an acumen for entrepreneurship they may be admitted through an interview process. or

(b) Leaving Certificate Grade O6 in five subjects at ordinary level (or equivalent) to include mathematic and a language (English or Irish), or equivalent.

Entry requirements will be reviewed as part of the development of AIT’s and LIT's APEL policy

Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

  • Social Media Applications 5 ECTS
  • Sales Practice and the Pitch 5 ECTS
  • The Business Environment and the Entrepreneur 10 ECTS
  • Professional.Development, Career Planning and Mentoring 10 ECTS
  • Creativity and Ideation for Product Innovation 5 ECTS
  • Finance for Entrepreneurs 5 ECTS
  • E-Business and Web Creation 5 ECTS
  • Entrepreneurial Skills 10 ECTS
  • Learning and Development for Higher Education 5 ECTS

 

What are the career prospects?

Entrepreneur/Ecological Entrepreneur/Digital Entrepreneur

Intrapreneur/Corporate Entrepreneur

Business Development Manager

Innovator and Change Manager

Entrepreneurial Mentor

General Business Management

Digital Start-Up Advisor

Creative Consultant

Venture Capitalist

 

More Information

Delivery

Blended delivery with 2 Workshops held in Moylish campus on a Friday afternoon from 2pm to 6pm

Lectures will be recorded, uploaded by Friday evening and available on Moodle

Lectures will be 1 hour in duration - this will differ based on the semester - and there will be a live class on  a Wednesday night from 7pm to 10pm - this will be conducted on Teams

Time Commitment

Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.

Assessment

All modules are conducted on a CA basis, with the exception of The Business Environment and The Entrepreneur, which has an in-class 50% exam

Qualification

Special Purpose Award - Level 6 NFQ (60 credits)

Application Deadline

6th December 2021

For queries relating to the course

Springboard@lit.ie

For academic queries

james.flanagan@lit.ie

Course Fees

This programme will be 100% Springboard+ funded for all successful applicants.

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Please see www.springboardcourses.ie for eligibility criteria details.

For full information on this programme please click here

Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2014-2020.

 

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