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Introduction to Entrepreneurship

About This Course

This course is introduced to enhance the student’s awareness, and knowledge in the domain of entrepreneurship. This course is not going to assess the real skill of entrepreneurship but it will help students to improve the subject knowledge required in the domain. Main objective of course is to show how students could apply knowledge and skill of entrepreneurship to apply in a business opportunity. Their experience in ICT would be a special advantage to achieve the outcomes of the course. We expect that this course will help some students who may consider starting their own companies in the ICT sector.

This is a compulsory course which should be completed before the graduation. The course is offered in the sixth semester as a non-GPA but it carries two academic credits.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course the students will be able to:

  • Identify the value of being entrepreneurial and its success factors
  • Assess your entrepreneurial capabilities and learn how to enhance it
  • Describe how to investigate different business opportunities
  • Identify the key components of business plan and draft it
  • Describe marketing, risks and financial management of a business plan
  • Your Instructor

    Deenuka Perera
    BSc in ICT - Honours (University of Colombo School of Computing)
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