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Entrepreneurship PG (9691.3)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Business School

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Syllabus

In this unit you will explore the concepts of entrepreneurship at Masters level. This involves the ability to create and recognise compelling opportunities, assume risk, attract the resources to transform opportunities into value. You will be exposed to creativity in the development of novel and useful ideas, processes and procedures as individuals and in teams working together to develop a possible successful implementation of an idea or innovation. In this journey topics covered will include entrepreneurship theory, entrepreneurship in the Australian context, intellectual property, marketing, environmental assessment, financial preparation and analysis, ethical and social responsibility, strategic planning and managing entrepreneurial growth together with the development and presentation of a business plan.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Compare different forms of entrepreneurial theory and thinking in its role for idea and business development in the global economy;

2. Investigate and report on the concepts of entrepreneurship which includes the growing understanding and identification of intrapreneurship in the public and private sectors;

3. Formulate and evaluate an entrepreneurial business plan for a start-up organisation or for a new project in an established organisation;

4. Develop the business concept into a pitch and be aware of differing business funding sources in Australia;

5. Critically analyse by the use of theoretical concepts and real-life examples the challenges of managing rapid growth and overcoming obstacles in an entrepreneurial environment;

6. Calibrate cash flow management in the business lifecycle;

7. Interpret and synthesise business and societal data impacting on the past, current and future environment for entrepreneurial development; and

8. Think critically/act independently or in small teams at a professional business practice level.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

6235 Entrepreneurship G

Equivalent Units

None.


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