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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2011 - 2012

Module Title Enterprise Education and Team-based Learning
Module Code ES316
School 79

Online Module Resources

Module Co-ordinatorDr Justin RamiOffice NumberCA114
NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

The module aims to explore the conceptual frameworks and practices of enterprise education and team-based learning

Learning Outcomes

1. Critically evaluate a range of theoretical & conceptual frameworks in relation to both enterprise education and team learning
2. Identify and critique examples of best practice in enterprise education and team learning
3. Synthesise and summarise individual and group research on the theory and practice of enterprise education and team learning
4. Examine and reflect on the student's own experience of team learning
5. Present research findings in a team format

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Lecture22No Description
Independent Study50No Description
Independent Study53No Description
Total Workload: 125

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

The module will examine the following in relation to enterprise and team-based learning
Entrepreneurship, enterprise, stakeholders, people and social responsibilityHuman resource management and strategic organisational developmentPersonal initiative, risk taking, maverick behaviour, work ethic, accountability, feedback, rewards and recognitionTeams: richness in diversity, interdependence, relationshipsTeam building processes: communication, negotiation, conflict resolution, decision-making, leadership, synergy

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
Indicative Reading List

  • Belbin RM: 0, Essential:Belbin, R.M. (1981) Management Teams: Why They Succeed or Fail, Butterworth/Heinmann, OxfordCorson, D. [Ed] (1991) Education for Work: Background to Policy and Curriculum, Clevedon, Multilingual MattersGunnigle, P., Heraty, N. & Morley, M. (1997,
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