|| MBM9010 |
|| SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT |
|| 2003/2004 |
|| Mrs Nerys Fuller-Love |
|| 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 Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester 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%|
|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.
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:
Assess the importance of small businesses in the wider economy.
Discuss the main problems associated with running a small business in terms of employee relations, marketing and financial control.
Identify the causes and extent of small business failure.
Plan for a new business start-up and be aware of the government and other incentives to assist such ventures.
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
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