Introduction

This module will provide an understanding of the reasons why joint ventures and other collaborative associations now form an increasingly important part of business and commercial activity. It will identify the many types of collaborative ventures now in common use and provide guidelines on the selection of the most appropriate formats to suit particular business needs. The module will also provide an overview of the practical, cultural, legal and financial aspects of joint ventures which can be critical in ensuring successful project implementation..

Objectives

Upon successful completion participants will be able to:

Syllabus

Assessment

4000 word assignment (70% weighting) and group presentation (30% weighting)

Duration

1 week (including 20 hours of lectures, 1 hour of demonstration and 12 hours of prectical classes)