After studying this unit you should:

• understand the nature of entrepreneurship;

• understand the function of the entrepreneur in the successful, commercial application of innovations;

• identify personal attributes that enable best use of entrepreneurial opportunities;

• explore entrepreneurial leadership and management style;

• identify the requirements for building an
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There are literally dozens and dozens of different definitions of ‘the entrepreneurâ€™ and the concept of ‘entrepreneurshipâ€™. Researchers and writers often seem to pick the definition that best fits the area they are discussing. We have explicitly linked entrepreneurship to the capability for exploiting successfully innovative ideas in a commercially competitive market. Leaving to one side the fact that individuals working in the public and non-profit sectors can be very enter
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1.2 Lines
Attempts to answer problems in areas as diverse as science, technology and economics involve solving simultaneous linear equations. In this unit we look at some of the equations that represent points, lines and planes in mathematics. We explore concepts such as Euclidean space, vectors, dot products and conics.
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1.1 Points, lines and distances in two-dimensional Euclidean space
Attempts to answer problems in areas as diverse as science, technology and economics involve solving simultaneous linear equations. In this unit we look at some of the equations that represent points, lines and planes in mathematics. We explore concepts such as Euclidean space, vectors, dot products and conics.
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At the end of this unit you should be able to:

• explain the key components of project closure and their importance;

• plan an effective project closure;

• ensure that the project activities have been completed;

• be alert to problems that may need to be resolved at the closure stage;

• contribute to evaluating a project;

• plan personal development to improve your performance in managing projects.

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In this unit, we explore some aspects of bringing a complex project to completion. There are a number of things to consider in the final stages of a project. It is very important to ensure that the goals of the project have been achieved, and that all the outcomes and deliverables have been handed over to the sponsor (or that any discrepancies have been addressed). Handover can involve different types of presentation for different types of outcome. There may be a physical object to handover,
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Vet Discusses the WWII Generation
In this video clip, World War II veteran Samuel Hynes talks about the lasting effects of the war on his generation. (2:01)
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National Park
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NSERC Strategic Network on Industrial Biocatalysis: Site Visit May 7th, 2014
A meeting of the NSERC Strategic Network on Industrial Biocatalysis grant panel took place in Toronto on May 7, 2014. Instead of visiting the Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics in Montreal in person, this video was prepared to highlight the strength of the Genomics facilities and to showcase some select equipment already present and operational at the Centre that will support the requested project. The video was presented to the panel by Dr. Vincent Martin, project lead for the grant
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In this video clip, Don Wildman takes a closer look at the Dead Sea, and the mysteries behind it. Also get a history of the Dead Sea and how it is a part of ancient Egyptian mummification. (2:38)
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Harvard University Announces Expansion in Computer Science Faculty
On Thursday, November 13, 2014, Harvard University announced a significant expansion in computer science faculty enabled by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer AB â€™77. The announcement was made during an event at the Harvard i-Lab that featured Ballmer, Harvard President Drew Faust and Cherry Murray, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS). Learn more at seas.harvard.edu/catchthewave.
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Pour montrer que la poussĂ©e dâ€™ArchimĂ¨de dĂ©pend du volume de liquide dĂ©placĂ©, on peut utiliser de la pĂ˘te Ă  modeler qui flotte si on lui donne la forme dâ€™un bateau, mais qui coule si elle est roulĂ©e en boule.

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More countries join Japan food ban
Seoul holds back on Japan food ban, but Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia suspend imports from radiation-affected zones.
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Singapore bans Japanese food
Singapore becomes the latest country to ban food imports from certain regions in Japan.
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Syrian forces fire on protesters
Amateur video footage purportedly shows Syrian forces opening fire on youths protesting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad.
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2 Darwin and natural selection
In this unit, we describe the theory of evolution by natural selection as proposed by Charles Darwin in his book, first published in 1859, On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. We will look at natural selection as Darwin did, taking inheritance for granted, but ignoring the mechanisms underlying it.
Author(s): The Open University

10.3 The decibel as a measure of sound amplitude
Whether you're a professional musician, play music with your friends on the weekends or just like to listen to CDs, music technology affects your life. In this unit, you will learn some of the basics of music technology, starting with what sound is, how it is created and how it travels.
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Interview with Larry Madoff, Editor of ProMED-mail (MWV47)
In episode 47 of MicrobeWorld Video, filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Washington, D.C., on February 20, 2011, Dr. Stan Maloy talks with the Editor of ProMED-mail, Lawrence Madoff, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, University of Massachusetts Medical School Boston. ProMED-mail is the Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases, an online network of more than 55,000 members who monitor the four corners of the world
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Writing workshops with Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word's reviewing functions enhance communication as students revise drafts of their writing projects.
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