BX3072 - Managing Small and Medium Enterprises
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Business (pre 2015)
Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are the major drivers of employment growth and
innovation world wide. This subject deals with the role of SMEs providing insight
into how these businesses can be successful as well as investigating the pitfalls
that lead many SMEs to fail. A central topic will be the application of management
theories, many of which were developed in large-scale enterprises, in an SME. Students
will be applying their knowledge and skills developed from previous subjects in; accounting,
entrepreneurship, finance, HR, marketing, operations and strategy, together with knowledge
acquired in this subject, to develop a full business plan to launch a new SME Venture.
- understand the fundamentals, concepts and processes of Small to Medium Enterprises;
- evaluate various concepts of small business ownership and their relationship to the
- provide students with a practical background in the forms of business, the development
of complete business plans and systems, (including a feasibility analysis and complete
inter-related plan: Concept, model, strategy, marketing, operation, human resource
and financial plans), and the integration of venture capital;
- students will understand the technical information needed to plan, own and operate
a small business.
||12 credit points of level 1 BU BX EC CO MG TO subjects
|BX3173 MG3713 MG3735
Study Period 51
|Census Date 20-Mar-2014
||Mr Roy Wybrow
||Mr Valentine Ortega.
- 24 hours lectures
- 12 hours tutorials
||quizzes or tests (25%); test (25%); assignments (50%).
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