Start design thinking and use lean-start up techniques as you put together a presentation about a business venture. Explore the relationship between social and corporate entrepreneurship. Work in teams to investigate issues that face businesses.
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- 28 Nov 2022
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Upon the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Analyse an entrepreneur and his/her business venture, critically analyse the opportunity recognition and idea development processes, entrepreneurial traits, evaluating the problems or challenges, and propose suggestions for this entrepreneur and the venture.
- Participate in a team to identify business opportunities, apply entrepreneurship validation tools to validate your business ideas, and from that to employ relevant strategies to develop a startup venture.
- Develop a new business idea, evaluate the venture’s feasibility, and design a detailed Business Model for your proposed venture.
- Entrepreneurial Individual Mindset
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Corporate Entrepreneurship
- Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
- Opportunity & The Creative Pursuit of Innovative Ideas
- Assessment & Commercialism of Entrepreneurial Opportunities
- Design Thinking & Lean Startup
- Business Model
- Business Plan
- Entrepreneurial Marketing
- Entrepreneurial Finance
- HR, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Intellectual Properties and Legal Considerations
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed BUS3ENT (Entrepreneurship) are ineligible to enrol in this subject. Pre-requisites: Student must have completed 60 credit points.
- Other requirements - This subject is available through Open Universities Australia (OUA) and the course is restricted for enrolment. Single subject enrolments for restricted subjects are not available at OUA, please see https://www.latrobe.edu.au/study/apply/pathways/single-subject-entry for further information. Students who successfully complete two from the four open enrolment subjects (HBS101, DTN101, CHM101, PHE102) may apply under the Academic Eligibility category for admission to the restricted Bachelor of Food and Nutrition. You must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition to be eligible to enrol in all other non-open access subjects offered in the degree.
This subject offers you the opportunity to use your disciplinary knowledge and skills to resolve business challenges, by researching, analysing and problem-solving aspects of the challenges. In teams, you will be required to apply entrepreneurship validation tools and relevant knowledge to identify and develop a business opportunity, and individually, you will validate and propose a new business idea, and design the corresponding business model. The topics covered and assessment tasks provide you with the necessary entrepreneurial skills and tools to prepare for your future career.
- One, individual Business Model and Plan (2,500 words) (40%)
- One, individual Business Venture assignment (1,500 words) (30%)
- One, group presentation (15 minutes per group of 4 students) (1,500 words equivalent) (30%)
Current study term: 27 Nov 22 to 26 Feb 23
Textbook information is pending.