Entrepreneurship PG (9691.3)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
| UCI - Royal Institute of Management, Bhutan
UCI - Ningbo University, Ningbo
UC - Canberra, Bruce
UCI - East China University of Science & Technology Shanghai
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Business School||Post Graduate Level|| 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. 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.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
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
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 - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
This unit is intended to integrate theory and practice through virtual workshop participation. There will also be an interview with a local Entrepreneur, preparation and presentation of a Lean Canvas and the development of a Business Plan for your own venture to thought provoke students to further develop their practical knowledge, skills and attitudes required for our global post-Covid entrepreneurial environment. The unit with be presented online by the Unit Convenor (Dr David Court). Further details will be put up on the CANVAS website for this unit so it is important for students to constantly check the Announcements section on the dedicated CANVAS website.
- 6235 Entrepreneurship G
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UCI - Royal Institute of Management, Bhutan||MBA Trimester 1||08 February 2021||On-Campus||Dr Stephen Sim|
|2021||UCI - Ningbo University, Ningbo||MBA Trimester 1||08 February 2021||On-Campus||Mr Greg Boland|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Period 4||02 August 2021||Flexible||Mr Simon Hoy|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Period 4||02 August 2021||On-Campus||Mr Simon Hoy|
|2022||UCI - Ningbo University, Ningbo||MBA Trimester 1||07 February 2022||On-Campus||Mr Greg Boland|
|2022||UCI - Royal Institute of Management, Bhutan||MBA Trimester 1||07 February 2022||On-Campus||Mr Greg Boland|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Period 4||01 August 2022||Flexible||Mr Simon Hoy|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||Flexible||Prof Raechel Johns|
|2022||UCI - East China University of Science & Technology Shanghai||MBA Trimester 3||03 October 2022||On-Campus||Mr Greg Boland|
Recommended Texts only (please note there is no Compulsory textbook required for this unit):
1. Nielsen, S., Klyver, K., Evald, M. and Bager, T., 2017, Entrepreneurship in Theory & Practice: Paradoxes in Play, 2nd ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, UK
There is an eBook version of this text from UC Library as follows:
Nielsen, S., Klyver, K., Evald, M. and Bager, T., 2017, Entrepreneurship in Theory & Practice: Paradoxes in Play. (online) 2nd ed. Edward Elgar Publishing. Available from: https://canberra.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/fulldisplaydocid=pq_ebook_centralEBC5267322&context=PC&vid=61ARL_CNB:61ARL_CNB&search_scope=MyInst_and_CI&tab=Everything&lang=en
2. Frederick, H., O'Connor, A. and Kuratko, D., 2013, Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, Practice, 3rd ed., Cengage Learning, Australia.
There is also an eBook version of this text from the UC Library as follows:
Frederick, H., O'Connor, A. and Kuratko, D., 2013, Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, Practice, 3rd ed., Cengage Learning, Australia, ISBN: 9780170236010
Additional material, readings and references will be provided on CANVAS depending on the workshop topics and case studies recommended.
Submission of assessment items
Special assessment requirements
In order to pass this unit you must complete and submit each required item of assessment and achieve an overall mark of at least 50 percent.
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 this unit will be run online, it is essential that you keep up to date with all the readings and exercises the Unit Convener provides you. There will also be slides and videos for each virtual session. You are strongly encouraged to maintain constant contact with your Convener. Please do not hesitate to email the Convener directly should you have any concerns throughout this unit.
Inclusion and engagement
This unit is designed for online synchronous delivery. This means that students who do not participate regularly will be at a disadvantage in terms of information, learning, assessment and feedback.
Required IT skills
You are assumed to have adequate skills in the use of word processing and spreadsheet programs, internet browsers and search engines. You are also assumed to be familiar with CANVAS. If you feel you do not have adequate skills, please discuss the matter with the unit convenor.
No additional costs, beyond unit enrolment fees are anticipated.
Work placement, internships or practicums
There are no Internship placements available in this unit however throughout the unit we will be drawing on students' experiences in the workplace, practical assignments and using interviews and case studies of actual businesses to supplement your understanding of Entrepreneurship.
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