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Entrepreneurship (6349.7)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Management

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    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (177748) - View
    • UC Term 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, HKBU (173465) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (166693) - View
    • UC Term 4, 2016, INTENSIVE, HKBU (156827) - View
    • UC Term 2, 2016, INTENSIVE, HKBU (156825) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (156823) - View
    • UC Term 3, 2015, INTENSIVE, HKBU (143577) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145569) - View

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    Syllabus

    The subject includes instruction in opportunity recognition, commercialising a concept, marshalling resources in the face of risk, and initiating a business venture. Topics include entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship, marketing research, environmental assessment, financial preparation, understanding entrepreneurial perspective, developing creativity, ethical and social responsibility challenges, sources of information and assistance in Australia , developing and presenting a business plan, assessment and evaluation of opportunities, strategic planning and managing entrepreneurial growth.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of entrepreneurship and its role in business;

    2. Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurial behaviour including approaches to teamwork, communication, creativity, innovation, risk-taking and ethical responsibility;

    3. 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 organization;

    4. Identify and describe the important elements of managing rapid growth and overcoming obstacles in an entrepreneurial environment; and

    5. Identify and describe significant sources of information and assistance including the entrepreneurs and significant entrepreneurial events over the last fifty years.

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    Contact Hours

    Normally 39 hours per semester.

    Prerequisites

    Must have passed 12 credit points

    Incompatible Units

    Small Business Management, 9531

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