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Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (9924.2)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Business School

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Syllabus

This unit introduces students to what it means to be an entrepreneur, the fundamental tools of the trade and the role of entrepreneurship both as it has been and as it currently is.

Students will be introduced to the theoretical concepts of entrepreneurial venture creation in a range of contexts.

This unit is delivered self-paced and online, requiring students to self-manage their work load, developing many skills required of outstanding students.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Explain the concept of entrepreneurship and how it has evolved;

2. Identify and justify entrepreneurial opportunities;

3. Articulate key processes towards successful new-venture creation;

4. Design launch strategies for new ventures; and

5. Explain the challenges typically faced by entrepreneurs.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Online and self-paced study equivalent to 150 total learning hours.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

Enrolment in one of the following courses: Bachelor of Applied Business (Management), 332JA; Bachelor of Applied Business (Marketing), 333JA; Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship, 334JA; or Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship (Social Entrepreneurship), 335JA

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.



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