SHE Level 1
SCQF Credit Points 30.00
ECTS Credit Points 15.00
Module Code M1N025060
Module Leader Kelebogile Sephoti
School Glasgow School for Business and Society
Subject GSBS - School Office
  • A (September start)
  • A (September start)-B (January start)
  • B (January start)
  • B (January start)-C (May start)
  • C (May start)

Summary of Content

The Entrepreneurial Leadership course seeks to empower students with mindsets and skills essential for success as a self-starting individual with the capability to lead themselves, engage with others, create impactful solutions in the communities they live in, and create positive impact and transformation in Africa. In this module, students will engage with building an awareness and begin understanding how to engage with self and others.


Unit 1: Introduction to Emotional Intelligence: Self-Awareness and Reflection Self-Regulation and Self Motivation (Proactivity) Identity and PICS (Passions, Interests, Causes, Skills) Validating Problems Unit 2: Self Improvement Empathy Feedback Unit 3: Human Centred Design: Ideation Human Centred Design: Prototyping Unit 4: Revisiting PICS (Passions, Interests, Causes, Skills) Leadership styles Effective leadership Values Ethical character

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:1). Understand the importance of self-awareness, and apply self-awareness to their lives2). Understand the importance and application of proactivity3). Identify and validate problems4). Understand and apply Human Centred Design (HCD) to ideation and prototyping5). Define and articulate my personal mission statement6). Understand the various leadership styles7). Understand and articulate the importance of ethical character

Teaching / Learning Strategy

This module will provide students with a foundation in building skills in leading self, engaging others, and entrepreneurial thinking. In this module, students will apply their learnings on emotional intelligence and problem identification to apply Human Centred Design to ideation and prototyping, and engage with different leadership styles culminating in their mission declaration. A blended learning approach will be used to engage students in the module content. Students will be introduced to concepts and strengthen their knowledge of these concepts through facilitated classroom sessions. Students will engage in individual self-work content, published on the online learning environment. Students will further deepen their understanding of the module through peer learning. Students will receive further support during weekly Office Hours sessions with facilitators.

Indicative Reading


Transferrable Skills

Meta Skill: Leading self Core Skills: Self awareness, Self management, Self motivation, Self improvement, Ethical Character Meta Skill: Entrepreneurial Thinking Core Skills: Identifying problems, Creating Solutions, Sustainability, Viability, Continuous iteration Meta Skill: Communicating for impact Core Skills: Writing process, Organising for effective communication Meta Skill: Engaging others Core Skills: Feedback, Empathy, Managing relationships

Module Structure

Activity Total Hours
Lectures (FT) 30.00
Independent Learning (FT) 180.00
Assessment (FT) 60.00
Seminars (FT) 30.00

Assessment Methods

Component Duration Weighting Threshold Description
Course Work 02 n/a 27.50 n/a Presentation
Course Work 04 n/a 22.50 n/a Reflective Essay and Presentation
Course Work 01 n/a 22.50 n/a Reflective Essay and Presentation
Course Work 03 n/a 27.50 n/a Presentation