GMIT Prospectus 2021/22

Bachelor of Business (Honours) with Entrepreneurship (Level 8) Bachelor of Business with Entrepreneurship (Level 7)

Code: GA186 Level: 8 Code: GA176 Level: 7

Why study Business with Entrepreneurship? A Business with Entrepreneurship degree is ideal for students who would like to: • Start their own business • Revitalise an existing business, possibly a family business • Work in a progressive organisation that values employees with an entrepreneurial approach to work This degree will give you a solid grounding in business, while strengthening your entrepreneurial knowledge, competence, know-how and skills. Entrepreneurs need to be able to communicate their vision, listen to input from others, sell their vision to employees/partners/investors, build teams and motivate employees. For the most part, many of these skills are basic business skills which can be taught. What will I study? Year 1: • Computer Applications • Microeconomics • Financial Accounting 1 • Management Principles and Business Environment • Learning and Innovation Skills • Human Resource Management • Introduction to Entrepreneurship Elective: • French • German • Spanish • Irish • Academic Writing Year 2: • Business Information Systems • Business Communications • Introduction to Marketing • Management Accounting 1

What are my career opportunities? Graduates can expect to find employment in a wide range of roles in for-profit, non-profit, and social enterprises. Roles include but are not limited to: • Business Founder/Owner • New Product/Service Development Manager • Social Enterprise Project Manager • Business Executive/Manager • Teacher (after completing a teaching qualification) Follow-on Studies Upon successfully completing Year 3 in Bachelor of Business in Entrepreneurship (Level 7) students can then apply internally for Year 4, Bachelor of Business (Honours) Entrepreneurship. GMIT Honours (Level 8) qualifications are recognised worldwide for postgraduate entry across a wide range of business specialisms.

Student experience

Ogie Hollywood While we were in college to earn our

degrees, it was also our time to grow and develop as adults. The lecturers at GMIT knew all of their students on a first name basis. They took a personal interest in how we are all getting on. Since graduating from GMIT in 2015, I ventured first into the not for profit space before moving to the world of investment banking with BNY Mellon . I then transitioned to marketing and sales. I

• Statistics for Business • Organisational Behaviour • Business Start-Up • Selling Techniques • Business Law and Legal Studies

• Human Resource Development • Applied Principles of Marketing • Business Law and Legal Studies

Elective: • Language • Management Accounting 2 • Leadership and Change Management

• Intermediate Macroeconomics • Financial Accounting 2

am now working as a Senior Account Manager with Google , where I have been for the past three and a half years. I currently lead up our e-commerce home and garden team where, as a senior account manager, I work with multi-million dollar advertising clients based in the UK market to devise strategic growth plans using Google’s ad solutions.

Year 3: • New Venture Creation • Financial Management • Project Management • Family Business • Market Research

• Sales Management • New Venture Planning • Social Enterprise • Organisation Design • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

Elective: • Languages • Civic Engagement • Operations Management • Business Communications and Negotiations • Technology Management and Society Year 4: • Strategic Management • Entrepreneurship in Action • Critical Thinking • Research Methods Elective: • Languages • People Management • Multi-Channel Retail Strategy • Supply Chain Management • Workplace Issues - HR and IR in Context • Integrated Enterprise Systems Remember – this degree offers you flexibility. You can switch to another degree (Marketing & Sales, Finance & Economics, Accounting, Business Information Systems, or Business) during your time in college. See page 71 for details.

Places 60

Duration 3/4 years

School of Business

Campus Galway

Talk to us: Ivan McPhillips, Programme Chair Tel: +353 91 742608 | E-mail: ivan.mcphillips@gmit.ie

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