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IB217 - Starting a Business

  • Module code: IB217
  • Module name: Starting a Business
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 6, 7.5

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module provides a theoretical and practical introduction to the process of analysis and planning for the starting of a small business.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module you should have an appreciation of the various aspects of business operation and management function, the business interface with its 'public', be they customers, financiers or suppliers, and the sources of advice, resources and assistance available locally to help create a new business.

Timetabled teaching activities

15 x 1 hour lecture sessions plus additional independent research and limited field work

Departmental link

http://www.wbs.ac.uk/students/undergraduate/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
6 CATS (Module code: IB217-6)
A2 (Assessed work only) Business Plan 100%
7.5 CATS (Module code: IB217-7.5)
A1 (Assessed work only) Business Plan 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate Chemistry and Business Studies (FN11) - Year 2
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies (with Intercalated Year) (G1N2) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies (G1NC) - Year 2
Optional
  • Undergraduate Chemistry 3 Year Variants (F100) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Chemistry (with Intercalated Year) Variants (F101) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry Variants (F105) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry Variants (F106) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry (with Intercalated Year) (F107) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate MChem Chemistry with Industrial Training (F108) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry (with International Placement) (F109) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry Variants (F109) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry (with Industrial Placement) (F110) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry Variants (F110) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry (with International Placement) (F111) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry (with Industrial Placement) (F112) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Chemistry 3 Year Variants (F121) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Chemistry (with Intercalated Year) Variants (F122) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry Variants (F125) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry Variants (F126) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry(with Intercalated Year) (F127) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate MChem Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry with Industrial Training (F128) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics (BSc) (G100) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics (BSc) (G100) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Mathematics with Intercalated Year (G101) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics with Intercalated Year (G101) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) (G103) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) (G103) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) (G103) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Master of Mathematics (with Intercalated Year) (G105) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Mathematics (with Intercalated Year) (G105) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Master of Mathematics (with Intercalated Year) (G105) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Master of Mathematics (with Intercalated Year) (G105) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) with Study in Europe (G106) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) with Study in Europe (G106) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) with Study in Europe (G106) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (BSc MMathStat) (G1G3) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies (with Intercalated Year) (G1N2) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies (G1NC) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G300) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (BSc) (GG14) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (GL11) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (with Intercalated Year) (GL12) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (Y602) - Year 2