Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE Research and Entrepreneurship - A Harmonious Duality

LEVEL D - Doctoral Workshops/Symposium

ECTS CREDITS Not Applicable

DEPARTMENT Doctoral School

DESCRIPTION The first part of this workshop aims to give a brief introduction to entrepreneurship and the process of starting off a business and draws parallels with doctoral research and the process towards writing and defending a thesis. The second part of this workshop aims to further illustrate this synergy by explaining the process of developing business finance proposals and going over equity finance presentations that were successful in real life.


By the end of this workshop, the doctoral researcher should be able to understand:

- what entrepreneurship is;
- what entrepreneurship is not;
- the steps involved in setting up a start-up;
- the process of using the ‘Problem – Solution – Benefits’ model to identify key outcomes from a programme of research and how to use those in order to illustrate its ‘value’.

ADDITIONAL NOTES Timetable Details

Semester 2
Occ A - Date: 22 May 2019; Time: 9:00 - 12:00; Duration: 3 hours
Occ AE - Date: 20 May 2019; Time: 17:00 - 20:00; Duration: 3 hours


Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Attendance No 100%

LECTURER/S Juanito Camilleri
Russell Smith

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