Entrepreneurial and Innovative Thinking
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- 10 Jul 2023
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- Enrolling and eligibility
- Fee and loan information
- Credit and recognition for prior learning
Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Investigate and analyse the concepts and feasibilities of an entrepreneurial and/or innovative idea.
- Analyse and apply contributions from industry and mentors to an entrepreneurial and/or innovative idea.
- Identify, evaluate and communicate an entrepreneurial and/or innovative idea.
- Communicate entrepreneurial and innovative opportunities to stakeholders using appropriate media.
- 1. Entrepreneurial Thinking, Social Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship
- 2. Innovation, Idea Generation and Turning Ideas into Reality
- 3. Financing your Idea; Obtaining Funding and Venture Capital
- 4. The Art of the Deal
- 5. e-Commerce and Emerging Technologies for Entrepreneurs
You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.
No additional requirements
This capstone subject will provide opportunities for you to bring together the knowledge learned, and skills developed through your course of study and apply these to entrepreneurial and innovative contexts. This subject creates a practical awareness of the concepts of entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and innovation as a means to create opportunities for new ventures and better solutions to current problems. The subject encourages students to think creatively, and approach opportunities and issues from a fresh point of view.
In conjunction with the discipline theory, this subject builds on concepts of learning through practice in Year 1 of study by introducing you to more complex learning experiences.
You will be introduced to:
• discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations. This will include authentic and purposeful, industry-related experiences
• concepts of managing effective relationships and communicating with others
• the development and use of adaptive leadership skills and how these skills relate to innovative and entrepreneurial practice
• the nature of responsible, accountable and reflective workplace skills, and creative and critical thinking relevant to para-professional practice.
You will exercise self-awareness, initiative and judgement to manage yourself and professional relationships effectively. The application of tacit knowledge and capabilities will be reflected in a Practice Manual.
This Engagement Task 2 is not assessed, however: If you do not participate in this task by the due date, your enrolment may be cancelled or you may be withdrawn from the subject.
- Engagement Task 1 (0%)
- Engagement Task 2 (0%)
- Opportunity Analysis Evaluation (20%)
- Mentor Consultation Report (30%)
- Entrepreneurial or Innovative Proposal (50%)
Current study term: 09 Jul 23 to 15 Oct 23
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