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Topics: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur Pages: 5 (1032 words) Published: February 28, 2014
To be discussed in 1st week – during lecture.

Group Assignment: Entrepreneur’s Profile (30%)

Choose one entrepreneur in given industry (food, hospitality, logistic, retail, transportation, air line system, medicine, manufacturing, insurance and etc) to conduct an interview and write a report on “Entrepreneur’s Profile”.

Instruction:-
1. Form a small group, consist of 5 -6 students.
2. Group leader will participate in lucky draw to choose the industry. 3. Group will propose the suitable entrepreneur in given industry to be endorsed by lecturer.

The report structure must be based on the following format:

1. Cover Page
a) Name of entrepreneur
b) Name of Student
c) Matrix number
d) Group/section
e) Lecturer’s name
f) Date of submission

2. Table of contents
A. Introduction
B. Entrepreneur background
C. Company background
D. The entrepreneur before starting the venture
E. The entrepreneur at the time he/she started the venture
F. Conclusion (What can you learn from this entrepreneur?)
G. Appendixes (picture of entrepreneur and any materials related in preparing the report.

Table of Contents (Details)

A. Introduction

B. Entrepreneur background
Name, age, gender, ethnicity, origin
How did he or she start the business?
What are the factors which lead to the creation of business?

C. Company background
Name of company
What type of business is he or she running? In what industry? Who are the target customers?
How does he or she run the business?
How many employees does he or she have?

D. The entrepreneur before starting the venture
Working experience
Roles model
Entrepreneurial activities
Intention of being an entrepreneur (at what age)
Parent’s background.

E. The entrepreneur at the time he/she started the venture
Primary motivation to start up
Setting any goals while you set up the business? If yes what it is? Resources that available before start up.
Any networking.
Controlling at early stage of business, serious or not?
Risk orientation at early start up?
Business plan
Prepared or not to start up?

F. Conclusion (What can you learn from this entrepreneur?)
G. Appendixes (picture of entrepreneur and any materials related in preparing the report)

Instruction:-

1. This assignment must to be done in 5 – 6 members each group. The group leader will participate in lucky draw to know their entrepreneur’s industry. Once they are identified the industry than they will proceed with the discussion who are the suitable, reachable to be interviewed. (Refer to appendix 1 for the Contents of EP’s interview)

2. The minimum page of the report is 30 pages exclude appendices and reference list. The report should be typed by using Arial narrow font, size 12 and 1.5 spacing with sufficient margin on top, right, bottom, of the page to allow for marker’s comments. As undergraduate students, a relative’s high standard of written English is expected. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in a significant loss marks. Your profile must be clear, concise, neatly presented, and easy to read. Students must keep a copy of completed profile when they submit their original document.

3. Deadline and form of submission:-

Submission date: week 11 (8/5/2013) (5% will be deducted for the late submission) Submit a hard copy.

4. Assessment:-

a. (20% for the report)

Table of contents 2%
Discussion and elaboration 8%
Conclusion 4%
References & Appendixes 3%
Originality 3% Total 20%

b. (10% for the presentation) Presentation duration is flexible.

Appearance 2%
Contents 2%
Ideas presentation 3%
Q and A session 3%
Total10%

Presentation:-
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