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Entrepreneurship in Government and Large Organisations (11200.2)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Business School


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For many established businesses, the ability to identify and effectively respond to new opportunities is increasingly central to their success, and indeed, survival. However, organisations draw on approaches and practices common to entrepreneurial start-ups to help them identify new market opportunities, innovation and to identify and respond to these opportunities. This is sometimes called 'intrapreneurship'. The aim of this unit is to provide students with insights into the intrapreneurship process. It does so by giving them a WIL experience and work collaboratively across different aspects of government and big business.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Distinguish the key features of the intrapreneurship process within a range of established organisations (Profit, Non-profit and Public sectors);

2. Articulate, pitch and present innovative ideas to a professional audience in both written and verbal forms;

3. Translate global key insights about creative innovative practice for intrapreneurship into practice in your own organisation or industry;

4. Lead innovation and manage change and reflect on practice within an organisation; and

5. Explore innovative practice using technology virtual team and identify the steps that could be taken to improve the effectiveness of virtual teams.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Three hours of on-campus lectures and interactive workshops per week.





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Equivalent Units

7934 Global Entrepreneurship

Work Integrated Learning


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