Short Title:Hospitality and Tourism Entrepreneurship
Full Title:Hospitality and Tourism Entrepreneurship
Module Code:ENTP H4001
Credits: 6
Field of Study:Combined Arts
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:Grainne Murphy
Module Description:This module examines the concepts and processes in evaluating and determining the importance of entrepreneurship and innovation within the Tourism & Hospitality Sector. It uses text concepts and cases to evaluate the drivers of enterprise. This module gives Tourism and Hospitality students the opportunity to address the key issues of business start up, growth and long term survival
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Develop a greater understanding of the process of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
LO2 Demonstrate an awareness of entrepreneurial activity in the Hospitality & Tourism sector both in Ireland and abroad
LO3 Research relevant market data appropriate to entrepreneurship
LO4 Make an informed decision on how to proceed and develop their own ventures within the Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment This will be assessed through an individual proposal by the student to justify their opportunity recognition rationale and their idea selection process for a new business venture. 1,2,3,4 30.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 70.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • O Hara, B. 2011, Entrepreneurship in Ireland, Gill & MacMillan
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HHOTM_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Hospitality & Tourism Management 7 Mandatory