Course Description

Diploma in Entrepreneurship – 26 January 2021

City Colleges

According to the 2017 GEM report, one in every twenty-three people in Ireland is an entrepreneur (new business owner), ranking fifth in Europe in this measurement. Ireland ranks third in Europe for Intrapreneurship (those involved in developing new commercial offerings for their employers). In Ireland, we are above the European average for these metrics. Skills for enhancing and becoming an Entrepreneur or an Intrapreneur can be learned. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in advanced theories and concepts of entrepreneurship and to adopt an entrepreneurial approach to a specific business and or social innovation context, operating independently and or in a supervisory capacity.

Learning Outcomes

Those enrolled for this course will learn how to:

1. Evaluate the principles and practice of entrepreneurship in a range of business and social innovation environments
2. Evaluate current concepts of business and social entrepreneurship, to include a comparative assessment of each and with reference to other methods of administration and management
3. Reflect on how the concept of entrepreneurship has evolved nationally and internationally, to include examples of historical and modern entrepreneurship
4. Complete a self-assessment of entrepreneurial skills, values and attributes, to include consideration of how these can be applied in a particular industry, social environment or organisation
5. Promote entrepreneurial skills, values and attributes in others, to include members of a project team
6. Adopt an entrepreneurial approach to ongoing projects and work, to include identifying skills requirements, current issues and obstacles, innovative solutions, and strategies to handle risk and/or failure
7. Plan a new venture or project, to include details of required human, financial, physical and technical resources 8 Seek funding and other resource requirements to support progress and success
9. Manage ongoing projects and tasks, to include adjusting strategies and proposed solutions as required and
10. Monitor the short- to medium-term impact of the entrepreneurial approach adopted, to include areas for improvement and opportunities for further growth

College Name City Colleges
Course Category Business, Business Start Up and Entrepreneurship
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Qualification Diploma
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 2
Course Start Date 26th September 2020
Course Fee Classroom: €995 (€1,095 if paying in instalments) Online: €895 (€995 if paying in instalments)
Course Duration 10 Weeks
Course Times Evenings & Online
Title of Awarding Diploma in Entrepreneurship
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Course Provider

City Colleges

Wicklow House, 84-88 South Great George’s Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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