Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Business Opportunities and Managing Change
Academic Year
Distance Learning

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment 1 Hours   Quiz  A automated online quiz on the topics covered.  100%
Supplementary Assessment 1 Hours   Quiz  A automated online quiz on the topics covered.  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Describe the characteristics and qualities of a successful entrepreneur.

Explain the importance of effective leadership, irrespective of business size.

Discuss the importance of networks and the theories around opportunities.

Demonstrate how and beable to create basic budgetary accounts.

Brief description

The course covers what what entrepreneurship really is and how entrepreneurship works and how to be entreprenuerial in your thinking. The course will also introduce the concept of Change leadership and how businesses can manage change. The second part of the course will provide the students with how to build and develop budgetary accounts, which will provide them with the basics needed for developing their own financials for a business proposal.


The principle aim of this microcredential is to introduce the topic and also to give them the basic tools required to complete the other 3 microcredentials from the BDM8320 module.


The course will cover:
1) Principles of Entrepreneurship.
2) Recording and Collating Figures for budgets.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Creative Problem Solving The MCQ exam will pose questions that present theoretical problems for the students to solve.
Critical and analytical thinking Students will be expected to synthesise complex information
Digital capability Students will be required to examine and synthesize quantitative data from a range of publications and databases to develop answers for their MCQ exam
Real world sense This module will provide the students with and introduction to entreprenuerial thinking and budgetary accounts; they will be assessed on their understanding of this information.
Subject Specific Skills Budgetary accounting skills will be introduced to the students along with the how successful entrepreneurs think and act.


This module is at CQFW Level 7