MODULE TITLE: Entrepreneurship in a Challenging Global Economy MODULE TITLE: Entrepreneurship in a Difficult World Financial system 2021/22
Evaluation 2 (70%, Particular person work) - First Sit
MODULE TITLE: Entrepreneurship in a Difficult World Financial system
TITLE OF ASSESSMENT: In-depth analysis on a Social or Environmental Subject requiring Progressive options and Entrepreneurial Interventions (70%, Particular person work)
COURSE(S): BABM with Enterprise, BABM (Choice), BABS (Choice)
DEADLINE DATE FOR
SUBMISSION BY STUDENTS: 12 Jan 2022 (Wed), Midnight 11:59 pm.
SUBMISSION LOCATION: Moodle ASSESSOR(S): Dr. Suneel Kunamaneni Mr Thiruthiraj Pather
Necessary Notes for College students:
• This evaluation is price 70% of the marks for the module
• This evaluation is a person work
• You need to submit your supporting paperwork (1. Visible map and a pair of. Written evaluation with bibliography) on Moodle utilizing the Turnitin icon
• Any web sites/sources referred to have to be correctly referenced
In contrast to your typical, solutions-driven enterprise pitch competitors, you might be required to give attention to deeply understanding the context of a social or environmental downside requiring modern options and entrepreneurial interventions. You might be anticipated to investigate and show understanding of the ethos of a slender situation from among the many international challenges mentioned within the module, map the panorama, and current your findings. Basic essays / experiences on Poverty, Well being methods, Local weather change and so forth., and points that don't fall into the World challanges mentioned within the module aren't allowed.
College students should submit a visible map or chart, an evaluation of their analysis, and a bibliography:
Visible Map or Chart: Ideally you'll find a strategy to current all or a part of your findings in a visible system map. This contains charts, diagrams and infographics that visually characterize your findings. You are able to do this as a free flowing visualisation of a number of smaller maps OR a one web page poster. Simply be certain that your visualisation shouldn't be too cluttered to learn. Your map will be created utilizing instruments similar to (however not restricted to) PowerPoint, Prezi, Adobe, Piktochart, Canva, mindmap, web site, Kumu, Plectica, And so on. Nevertheless the one acceptable codecs for submission are phrase and pdf. In case your visible map contains interactive options and exterior content material similar to on an internet site, please present a shareable hyperlink in your submission.
Evaluation: Your visualisation ought to be accompanied by additional evaluation – at the very least 3000 phrases and never exceeding four,000 phrases, excluding footnotes and references. You'll be able to create the report utilizing (however not restricted to) Phrase, Adobe Indesign, Canva and so forth. You'll be able to embed gif clips in your report. Nevertheless the one acceptable submission codecs are phrase, or a non-image pdf (picture pdf not allowed). In case you are utilizing instruments similar to Canva, ensure the exported pdf file dimension is manageable for importing onto moodle (Turnitin).
Bibliography: You need to submit an intensive bibliography that cites the sources you've got consulted in your analysis. The advice is to make use of the Harvard technique for quotation.
Your task ought to tackle three necessary query areas, and be targeted on a single situation. Every of those query areas ought to construct upon the earlier one.
Understanding the Problem
What's the situation you wish to perceive? What's its historical past and what are the social, financial, company, environmental, cultural and political forces sustaining the established order? Who's affected by it? What's the dimension and scope of the problem? What's the relationship of this downside to different areas of concern or alternative?
Understanding Current ‘Entrepreneurial’ Resolution Efforts
Who's already attempting to unravel this downside? (entrepreneurs, innovators, accelerators and incubators, funders, authorities and so forth.) What are they doing? What efforts have been tried or are being tried? What has labored, what hasn’t? Are any of those efforts linked to at least one one other? What networks & assets exist? What has occurred previously, and what might occur sooner or later?
Figuring out Influence Gaps and Levers of Change
What's lacking from the options panorama? Are there any market alternatives, lacking hyperlinks or actionable responses? What position do you see for future personal, public, and social sector interventions or collaborations? What are the teachings you've got discovered from researching this situation?
three. TIPS FOR SELECTING A TOPIC
Begin from what you might be keen about. Selecting a subject that will get you fired up is prone to make the method far more attention-grabbing and enjoyable. Additionally ask your self, “The place are my pursuits? Are there any matters I've been desirous to study extra about? Is there a problem space I want to dive into, and maybe work in some day, which I might use this chance to discover?”
Slim it down. Upon getting chosen your matter, start to slender it down; this might be round a area or demographic, or a specific manifestation of the issue. The subject you give attention to ought to be broad sufficient in scope that you could analysis and study from a variety of individuals engaged on the subject, however not so broad that it appears all-encompassing. For instance, “water stress in South Africa” can be too broad, as a result of “water stress” has too many root causes to discover within the timeline of this competitors. One may begin by mapping out some excessive stage causes of water stress after which seeing which of these areas appear essentially the most attention-grabbing or best to analysis given your time-frame/analysis entry. For instance, in case you determine to review agriculture, you may take a look at “irrigation challenges for small-holder farmers” within the nation. In your report, you possibly can nonetheless state that water stress alleviation is your key space of curiosity, after which clarify why you determined to give attention to this particular space of analysis in addition to the way it suits into the macro image of water-stress situation.
Take into consideration time allocation. One of the best assignments can be thorough and describe gaps and alternatives within the present options panorama. After you start your analysis, be certain that you are able to do an intensive evaluation within the time obtainable. If you happen to can’t, slender your matter additional!
Geographic specificity. Whereas some issues are certainly international, how they present up in several cultures and geographies will be nuanced. As such, we recommend you give attention to a particular geography, ideally one the place you've got entry to information or experience to assist direct your studying. In different phrases, whereas entry to inexpensive healthcare and medicines could also be a problem in lots of elements of the world, your analysis is prone to be extra strong and helpful in case you select a particular nation or area of focus. You'll be able to nonetheless carry the information and studying from experiences in different international locations into your analysis as comparability factors, examples of alternate approaches to options, and so forth.
Take into consideration any moral concerns. If you happen to determine to talk to and interview key beneficiaries, stakeholders and consultants, it would be best to contemplate any moral implications this may increasingly have, and you will want to submit a analysis ethics utility at:
four. FORMAT Visible Map
You might be required to current your findings visually as a map (plain or interactive. The thought is to make your analysis accessible and dynamic to a wider viewers, and to assist individuals comprehend the significance and complexity of your chosen problem. The visible map exhibits how numerous parts work together with one another to provide the problem. You are able to do this as a free flowing visualisation of a number of smaller maps OR a one web page poster. Simply be certain that your visualisation shouldn't be too cluttered to learn. Your map will be created utilizing instruments similar to PowerPoint, Prezi, Adobe, Piktochart, Canva, mindmap, web site, Kumu, Plectica, And so on. Nevertheless the one acceptable codecs for submission are phrase or pdf. In case your visible map contains interactive options and exterior content material similar to on an internet site, please present a shareable hyperlink in your submission. You don't want to map EVERY part – solely those that are related in telling the story associated to your chosen space of focus.
Written Abstract of Your Analysis
Your visualisation ought to be accompanied by a written abstract of at the very least three,500 phrases and never exceeding four,000 phrases, excluding footnotes. You'll be able to create the report utilizing Phrase, Adobe InDesign, Canva and so forth. You'll be able to embed gif clips in your report. Nevertheless the one acceptable submission codecs are phrase or a non-image pdf (picture pdf not allowed). In case you are utilizing instruments similar to Canva, ensure the exported pdf file dimension is manageable for importing onto moodle (Turnitin). Whereas your Visible Map can embody textual content, and the written part can embody visuals and tables, the aim of the Written Abstract is to supply a story complement to your visible submission.
What to incorporate within the Written Abstract:
– A abstract of the principle findings of your analysis in relation to the Key Questions above: Understanding the problem, Understanding Current Options Efforts, Figuring out Influence
Gaps and Levers for Change
– Reflections on the teachings you've got discovered all through the method of your analysis – Temporary rationalization of why you chose your explicit problem and the way you went about your analysis
– Any additional element and reflection you want to add that has not been included in your visible map
You need to submit an intensive bibliography that cites the sources you've got consulted in your analysis. One of the best submissions will embody a various vary of sources and supplies, from tutorial texts and articles to op-eds, enterprise press and interviews. We advocate the Harvard technique for quotation, however it's possible you'll use whichever quotation technique you might be most accustomed to.
5. Marking Standards
There is no such thing as a formulaic cut up between Visible map, Written abstract and Bibliography. All three can be thought of collectively to guage the next key criterion.
To really perceive a problem, you'll have to transcend easy net searches and an off-the-cuff skim of internet sites. You'll definitely discover the well-known organisations working to sort out your chosen situation, however one of the best assessments may also determine necessary however much less well-known assets and rising stars.
Additionally bear in mind, details about programmes underneath improvement and challenges organisations have confronted aren't usually listed on firm web sites. We encourage you to contact organisations and communicate to or write to individuals to search out out extra. You may wish to hunt down unbiased assessments of the organisations along with their very own claims.
One of the best submissions can be attention-grabbing to evaluate, simple to observe and introduced in a compelling approach that invitations motion. You must think about that the viewers on your presentation is not only your tutorial tutors, however present practitioners, funders and people wanting to begin in a brand new enterprise within the discipline. Be sure that you clarify the problem, outline any specialist phrases, and restrict using pointless jargon or acronyms.
One of the best submissions will transcend describing the issue and the prevailing options. To face out, you'll clarify, for instance, how a number of organisations would profit from collaborating; how the sector in query might borrow a service mannequin from one other; what key analysis is lacking to gasoline change; or how efficient authorities motion might eradicate the necessity for quite a lot of actions altogether. You may also determine a market alternative and/or the likelihood to scale an current effort by way of partnerships, franchising, or replication by way of schooling. Your total objective is to supply actionable insights for these at the moment or eager to work on this sector.
First 60-69 50-59 40-49 Fail
Readability (30%) CLEARLY defines the problem or downside; CLEARLY and
EXPLICITLY states goal of submission; ACCURATELY
identifies the core situation; Report is ORGANIZED with
clear transitions all through; Visible map is straightforward to observe and perceive; report is straightforward to learn
CLEARLY defines the problem; INDICATES goal of submission, however is
NOT EXPLICIT; ACCURATELY
identifies the core situation; Report is
MOSTLY organized, however some spots are in want of higher group or transition; Visible map is straightforward to observe and perceive; report is straightforward to learn
Subject definition considerably missing in CLARITY; INDICATES goal of
submission, however shouldn't be
Identification of the core situation lacks in ACCURACY; Report considerably lacks in group, transitions or inparagraph group ; Visible map is considerably tough to observe and perceive; report is considerably tough to learn
Defines the problem
POORLY; Not totally ACCURATE about core situation; VAGUELY INDICATES goal of submission, however is NOT specific; report has BASIC group, however lacks transitions or inparagraph group; Visible map is tough to observe and perceive; report is tough to learn FAILS to CLEARLY outline the problem or downside;
INDICATE, specific or in any other case goal of submission; There's NO group to report, the report has few to no transitions, and/or there's little to no in paragraph group; No visible map or it is extremely tough to observe and perceive; Report is tough to learn
Thoroughness (30%) IDENTIFIES and
ACCURATELY explains the related key ideas; IDENTIFIES and
ACCURATELY explains the related key ideas, however IDENTIFIES and explains MANY related key ideas, however many instances makes use of ideas Identifies SOME (not all) key ideas;
Does NOT FULLY and
ACCURATELY Does NOT IDENTIFY key ideas or Identifies however FAILS to make use of key ideas
APPROPRIATELY makes use of related key ideas all through the report;
CONSISTENTLY makes use of the related key ideas all through the report; Makes use of
CREDIBLE, RELEVANT info from sources to help the argument;
--Info is impeccably ORGANIZED
to supply logical, clear foundation for argument SOMETIMES makes use of ideas