Entrepreneurship PG (9691.4)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
| UCI - Ningbo University, Ningbo
UCI - East China University of Science & Technology Shanghai
UCI - Royal Institute of Management, Bhutan
UC - Canberra, Bruce
|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. Understand and apply different forms of entrepreneurial theory and thinking in its role for ideas and sustainable, socially responsible and ethical business development in a local and global economy;
2. Investigate and report on 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; and
4. Investigate and apply alternative business structures, financing and sources of funding, and other issues for new or emerging ventures in developing and presenting a business concept proposal.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
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
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
This unit is intended to integrate theory and practice through virtual workshop participation and pre-recorded sessions. There will also be an interview with a local Entrepreneur and a practical micro-finance challenge in the students' local community to thought provoke graduates to further develop their practical knowledge, skills and attitudes required for our global post-Covid entrepreneurial environment. Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic the unit with be presented online by the Unit Convenor (Dr Stephen Sim). 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.
Incompatible units6235 Entrepreneurship G
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2022||UCI - Ningbo University, Ningbo||MBA Trimester 1||07 February 2022||On-Campus||Mr Greg Boland|
|2022||UCI - East China University of Science & Technology Shanghai||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||Mr Simon Hoy|
|2023||UCI - Royal Institute of Management, Bhutan||MBA Trimester 1||06 February 2023||On-Campus||Mr Greg Boland|
|2023||UCI - East China University of Science & Technology Shanghai||MBA Trimester 1||06 February 2023||On-Campus||Mr Greg Boland|
|2023||UCI - Ningbo University, Ningbo||MBA Trimester 1||06 February 2023||On-Campus||Mr Greg Boland|
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||31 July 2023||Flexible||Mr Simon Hoy|
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Period 4||31 July 2023||Flexible||Mr Simon Hoy|
|2023||UCI - East China University of Science & Technology Shanghai||MBA Trimester 3||03 October 2023||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
Extensions & Late submissions
All assessment where appropriate or indicated are to be submitted into the CANVAS drop boxes by the due dates.
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 due to the coronavirus 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 workshop and Pre-Recorded sessions to assist you with your learning and preparation for your entrepreneurial journey. You are strongly encouraged to maintain constant online or email contact with your Convener who will do his best to ensure you are not disadvantaged. 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 and the textbook cost (only if purchased which is voluntary) are anticipated. Each student must contribute an equal amount to your group for the micro-finance challenge. The maximum capital allowed for each group in the challenge is 360 Chinese Yuan. Remember the maximum number of students per group for the MF challenge is 6
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.
As this unit will be delivered online only (with no actual face to face workshops on campus) it is essential that you stay in contact with the Unit Convener Dr Stephen Sim (email@example.com) and your local Co-Lecturer to ensure that you are not disadvantaged in anyway.
As previously mentioned, please do not hesitate to email myself, the Unit Convener Dr Stephen Sim (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any concerns throughout the unit. Similarly, should you have any difficulty in submitting your assignments into the CANVAS website for this unit please email them to me directly. For all assignments make sure you have a cover page showing each group member's name on it together with their University of Canberra ID number