Enterprise and employability

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Abstract

This is an optional module within the BSc (Hons) Environmental Science and BSc (Hons) Geography programmes at the University of Ulster. It is compulsory for all students undertaking an intercalary industrial placement.There is a need for students to understand how businesses can exploit scientific practices and how they can lead such exploitation through entrepreneurial activity. It is also important for students to develop skills and business awareness when
approaching work experience and graduate employment.This module aims to provide students with a range of environmentally orientated business and management skills and practices in order that they can integrate more successfully into a particular company or set up their own business.
In particular, recognition of future business opportunities is an important goal. This module assists students in the development of their own career paths.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnterprise, Skills and Entrepreneurship Enhancing the curriculum in Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
EditorsHelen King
PublisherAdvance HE
Pages75-78
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)ISBN 1-84102-161-X
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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