Module Identifier MBM9010  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Mrs Nerys Fuller-Love  
Semester Semester 2  
Course delivery Lecture   Tutorials are incorporated into lectures on a weekly basis. Attendance at lectures and preparation of set work is compulsory.  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam2 Hours The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) prize of #100 will be awarded to the student producing the best overall assessment.80%
Semester Assessment One piece of assessed work for each group to be submitted in the week prior to the business simulation game.10%
Semester Assessment 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.
Marketing management.
Financial management.
Sources of external finance.
Small business failure.
Small business simulation game.


By the end of this course the students will be able to:

Reading Lists

Reid, G. Storey, DJ. Fast Growing Small Entrepreneurial Firms and their Venture Capital
Storey, DJ. Entrepreneurship and the Small Firm
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


This module is at CQFW Level 7