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- Explain the start-up formation process, examine the entrepreneurial qualities, and impact of the context and emerging trends.
- Critically analyse a business venture or opportunity by examining the offerings, processes and practices to achieve social and financial outcomes.
- Develop and apply entrepreneurship validation tools to justify the merit and values of an entrepreneurial idea or innovative solution to customer or business problems.
- Effectively communicate an entrepreneurial idea or solution in a professional manner to diverse audiences.
- • Creative pursuit of innovative ideas.
- • Development & assessment of entrepreneurial opportunities.
- • Entrepreneurship validation tools (design thinking, lean startup, business model canvas).
- • Managing key functions.
- • Contemporary approaches to types and contexts of entrepreneurship.
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed BUS301 (Business Entrepreneurship) are ineligible to enrol in this subject. Pre-requisites: Student must have completed 180 credit points.
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This subject offers you the opportunity to use disciplinary knowledge and skills to start a business or resolve a business challenge. The subject attracts students from a range of fields, bringing a multidisciplinary perspective to the researching, analysis and problem-solving aspects of the challenge. You will be required to design entrepreneurship validation tools aimed at creating sustainable value through the provision of a particular product or service to meet an identified market opportunity. The projects aim to enhance the well-being of your community or aim to solve a social, health, economic or environmental problem. The subject is designed to provide you with the opportunity to enhance, demonstrate and document work-ready skills appropriate to your chosen career path.
- Individual Entrepreneur Report (1,000 words) (20%)
- Individual Business Model and Plan (2,200 words) (50%)
- Individual Business Venture Analysis (1,300 words) (30%)
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