New Enterprise Development Project

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    New Enterprise Development Project

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module introduces students to the new venture creation process. Students will form business teams and work on assignments pertaining to 1) problem solving and opportunity recognition, 2) feasibility analysis and 3) business planning. In doing so, students will develop their creativity, leadership, planning and team management skills during the module. The module will necessitate elements of primary and secondary research collection and analysis, as well as aspects pertaining to new product development, product/service development, strategy, technology, legal issues, marketing, finance and management.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Summarise the nature, origins and stakeholder involvement in the creation of new ventures.
    2. Identify and investigate the viability of a new business venture opportunity.
    3. Obtain and analyse primary and secondary market research for a new business venture opportunity.
    4. Assess the commercial feasibility of a new business venture.
    5. Develop and present a comprehensive business plan for a new venture.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.