The Entrepreneurial Mind - Foundations of Entrepreneurship (11198.2)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| Bruce, Canberra
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Business School||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter 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.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
Context for this Unit Is the Future of Work: Entrepreneurship in the 21st century and the industrial revolution (Innovation, Automation, AI & Robotics) is about entrepreneurs developing their learning ability to continually learn and grow with the new technology in play in business today.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||06 February 2023||Flexible||Ms Diane Phillips|
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Special assessment requirements
All assessments must be submitted and a aggregate mark of 50% must be achieved to pass this unit.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
As a first year university unit the following Student Engagement Strategies have been applied to support your learning.
1.Canvas Site: Five E Learning and Teaching Approach
2.You can submit reflections to assist you with engagement in developing entrepreneurial skills etc and gain feedback throughout the semester.
3. Interview with entrepreneurs, so that you can engage with the real business world in your first year of study and start to build your professional network (WIL).
4. Weekly discussions in tutorials, sharing your ideas and learning.
Inclusion and engagement
Please contact the unit convenor Diane Phillips if you have any learning or inclusion concerns.
It is to your benefit to:
1. Attend and engage in all tutorials.
2. Share your ideas and talk with your fellow students in tutorials (VIP).
3. Listen to Mini Lecturers before the tutorial
4. Ask any questions you have in tutorials, ask for clarity if you are not sure.
5. Remember we are here to support your leanring, so communicate with the teaching team PLEASE.
Required IT skills
Interview Costs: Transport etc.
Work placement, internships or practicums
This unit involves (a) fieldwork- Interviews.
Assistance can be provided to find a Entreprener to interview, once you have attempted to do this yourself, as an independent learner.
PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE FINDING YOUR ENTREPRENEUR TO INTERVIEW TOO LATE. AS BUISNESS PEOPLE THYE ARE BUSY AND HARD WORKING PEOPLE, PLEASE BE CONSIDERATE AND PLANNED.
Book an appointment with Diane Phillips if you need assitance to find an entrepreneur.