SHE Level 1
SCQF Credit Points 15.00
ECTS Credit Points 7.50
Module Code M1N025781
Module Leader Yetunde Odunsi
School Glasgow School for Business and Society
Subject GSBS - School Office
  • B (January start)
  • A (September 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 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 personal values and leadership paradigms, while creating innovative solutions to problems they identified in the previous module.


Unit 3: Human Centred Design: Feedback Human Centred Design: Ideation Business Modelling Prototyping and Testing Unit 4: Personal Mission Statements Leadership styles and paradigms Values and ethical character Designing your Leadership Thesis

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:1). Understand and apply Human Centred Design (HCD) to ideation and prototyping2). Define and articulate their personal mission statement3). Understand various leadership styles4). Understand and articulate the importance of ethical character

Teaching / Learning Strategy

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

Larson, S. What Makes for an Effective Leader? Available at: https://managementhelp.org/leadership/development/leader.htm

Transferrable Skills

Meta Skill: Leading self Core Skills: Self awareness, Ethical character Meta Skill: Entrepreneurial Thinking Core Skills: Continuous iteration, Identifying problems, Creating solutions, Viability, Sustainability Meta Skill: Communicating for impact Core Skills: Writing process, Organising for effective communication Meta Skill: Engaging others Core Skills: Empathy

Module Structure

Activity Total Hours
Lectures (FT) 15.00
Seminars (FT) 15.00
Assessment (FT) 30.00
Independent Learning (FT) 90.00

Assessment Methods

Component Duration Weighting Threshold Description
Course Work 01 n/a 27.50 n/a Unit 3 weekly assignments
Course Work 03 n/a 22.50 n/a Unit 4 weekly assignments
Course Work 02 n/a 20.00 n/a Unit 3 final assignment - Pitch Deck
Course Work 04 n/a 30.00 n/a Unit 4 final assignment - Leadership Portfolio