Postgraduate | ACU-ENTR601 | 2023
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 13 weeks
- 30 Jan 2023,
- 17 July 2023
About this subject
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Describe and apply the theory and context of entrepreneurship and the managerial, operational, strategic, and structural requirements for new business launch taking into account local and international perspectives.
- Assess and analyse innovation opportunities that can contribute to social and economic well-being of individuals and to the common good.
- Analyse information and factors driving entrepreneurial decision making from concept to stewardship and return on investment.
- Communicate solutions to entrepreneurial problems professionally both in written format and verbally
- Critically evaluate the capital raising models and approaches used when investors evaluate new businesses as targets for investments.
- Entrepreneurial ecosystems and emerging trends in entrepreneurship
- Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurs, and value creation
- Social and economic impact of entrepreneurial activity
- Social wellbeing in entrepreneurial opportunities
- Entrepreneurial leadership and intrapreneurship
- Start-up Strategy: Managing innovation
- New venture planning
- New venture operations
- Managing growth and uncertainty
- Business model design
- Succession Harvesting and Exits
This unit provides an in-depth study of the theory and context on Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship. It will explore several dimensions surrounding business opportunity creation and growth, in corporate and start-up environments, underpinned by the questions, concerns and decisions made by entrepreneurs. The dimensions explored will cover conceptualisation, innovation, strategy, operations, financing, management and marketing in forming sustainable businesses that generate wealth for both individuals and society.
To pass this unit, students must obtain an overall score of 50% or more, and a passing mark in Assessment task 3. Students are required to be assessed in relation to all the LOs to be able to complete the unit. Marking will be by a rubric specifically developed to measure your level of achievement of the learning outcomes for each item of assessment. Students will also be awarded a final grade which signifies their overall achievement in the Unit.
- Case study analysis (25%)
- Presentation on contemporary issues in entrepreneurship (35%)
- Start-up proposal (40%)
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ACU-BUSN607 (Not currently available)
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