Unit: Entrepreneurship G (6235)
|Level: G||Credit Points: 3||Contribution Band: 3, 2, 2|
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Class ContactNormally 39 hours of classroom and structured learning per semester.
SyllabusThe unit covers a wide range of creative problem solving methods including problem definition techniques, idea generation methods, and the evaluation and implementation of ideas. Topics include creativity and its importance in business; blocks to, and theories of, creativity; objective finding, fact finding and problem definition; mind mapping; analogies and morphological analysis; brainstorming; lateral thinking; evaluating and implementing new ideas; and dealing with resistance to change.
Learning OutcomesOn completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the nature of entrepreneurship and its role in business; demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurial behaviour including approaches to teamwork, communication, creativity, innovation, risk-taking and ethical responsibility; identify and describe the important elements in formulating and evaluating an entrepreneurial business plan for a start-up organisation or for a new project in an established organisation; identify and describe the important elements of managing rapid growth and overcoming obstacles in an entrepreneurial environment; identify and describe significant sources of information and assistance in Australia.