The Entrepreneurial Mind - Foundations of Entrepreneurship (11198.1)
|Level:||Introductory Unit Level|
|HECS Bands:||2, 3|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||School of Management|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2019 Semester 1 MS Diane PHILLIPS (Ph: +61 2 62063815 ) ON-CAMPUS 2020 Semester 1 MS Diane PHILLIPS (Ph: +61 2 62063815 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit includes instruction in opportunity recognition, commercialising a concept, marshalling resources in the face of risk, and initiating a business venture. Topics include entrepreneurship, understanding entrepreneurial perspective, attributes and qualities, marketing research, environmental assessment, financial preparation, 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.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Articulate of the nature of entrepreneurship and its role in business to colleagues and peers;
2. Determine elements of entrepreneurial behaviour including approaches to teamwork and co-production, communication, creative and critical thinking, innovation, risk-taking and ethical responsibility for your professional development;
3. Distinguish and explain the important elements of business planning, managing rapid growth and overcoming obstacles in an entrepreneurial environment;
4. Discover and summarise significant sources of funding, information, and business support and assistance, including significant entrepreneurial events and entrepreneurs over the last fifty years; and
5. Connect, network and build relationships with entrepreneurs and industry.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Semester 1, 2019
On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Assessment 1 - Book review on the book title “Start Before You're Ready” by Mick Spencer. Focus in on the Characteristics and Actions of Entrepreneurs. Make an appointment with Diane Phillips the lecturer if you wish to use another book. (25% )
- Assessment 2 Part 1 - 3: First Hand Work Experience (WIL) assignment MIcro-Finance Activity On week 7 Market Day at UC Weeks 4 - 7 35 % - WIL project - approx 20 hours work per person. All students must attend the week 7 martket day. and work on their stall. (Total 35% Part 1 -* 5% Part 2 - 15% Market day 5% Marketing & Advertising 10% Market day reflection submitted on time seperatly amnd them also in your learning journal for marking. )
- Assessment 3: A group 2-3 Minute Pitch groups of 3 (15% )
- Assessment 4: Weekly Critically Reflective Learning Journal -Individual (25% )
- On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Semester 1, 2019
Three hours of on-campus lectures and interactive workshops per week.
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