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ZUG3050 - The entrepreneur in a globalised world

15 Credits


This module aims to provide students with the capacity to understand entrepreneurship in a globalised world and to draw entrepreneurial implications based upon international business topics. The content of this module includes key issues in globalisation, the history of entrepreneurship across time and national borders, analysing legal and cultural context for entrepreneurial action,

the major differences between the African and western model of entrepreneurship, the role played by entrepreneurs and small businesses in regional economic development and in developing nations and the contemporary challenges for entrepreneurship in emerging markets.

Undergraduate – Module

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s)/term(s) in which this module is offered.


  • Second Semester 2020


  • Explain the key issues related to globalisation
  • Analyse differences between countries with regard to politics, culture and ethics
  • Evaluate the modern context of entrepreneurial business


  • Within semester / term assessment: 50%
  • Examination: 50%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this module is 150 hours typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The module requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.