|Module Title||SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT|
|Semester||Intended For Use In Future Years|
|Next year offered||N/A|
|Next semester offered||N/A|
|Course delivery||Lecture||Tutorials are incorporated into lectures on a weekly basis. Attendance at lectures and preparation of set work is compulsory.|
|Assessment||Exam||2 Hours The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) prize of #100 will be awarded to the student producing the best overall assessment.||80%|
|Course work||One piece of assessed work for each group to be submitted in the week prior to the business simulation game.||10%|
|Course work||One piece of individual assessed work of between 1,600 and 2,000 words to be submitted by the end of the first term.||10%|
The economic context of the small firm.
Sources of external finance.
Small business failure.
Small business simulation game.
By the end of this course the students will be able to:
Stanworth and Gray.. Bolton 20 Years On. Paul Chapman Publishing.
Storey, DJ.. Understanding the Small Business Sector. Routledge Press.
Brown, R.. Marketing for the Small Firm.
Dewhurst, J and Burns, P.. Small Business: Finance and Control.
Hughes, A and Storey, DJ.. Job Generation and Small Firm Policy in Britain.
Keasey, K. Small Firm Management.
Reid, G. Storey, DJ.. Fast Growing Small Entrepreneurial Firms and their Venture Capital.
Storey, DJ.. Entrepreneurship and the Small Firm.