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2021 unit offering information will be available in September 2020

Unit description

Any new enterprise today operates in a dynamic and interconnected environment. This experiential unit provides the practical entrepreneurial methods required to keep up with the changing nature and demands of work, and create value in innovative ways. You will develop a creative mindset, entrepreneurial awareness and the capacity to identify entrepreneurial opportunities. Essential strategies for promoting enterprise growth will be covered in hands-on learning.  These include evaluating decisions on funding models, successful scaling strategies and sustainable solutions. You will be prepared for a wide range of possibilities using entrepreneurial skills and knowledge to start a venture or contributing to an enterprise or community venture.

Unit content

  1. Understanding what Enterprise Means
  2. The Entrepreneurial Mindset
  3. Entrepreneurial Capability
  4. Entrepreneurial effectivness
  5. New Product Development Process
  6. Design Thinking
  7. Entrepreneurial Ventures
  8. Innovative Business Models
  9. Funding Models
  10. Growth

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1Apply entrepreneurial and innovative skills and frameworks to identify an entrepreneurial opportunityIntellectual rigourCreativityKnowledge of a discipline
2Utilise creativity techniques that enhance the development of a creative mindsetIntellectual rigourCreativity
3Analyse and develop strategies to fit diverse entrepreneurship perspectivesIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline
4Identify and assess strategies that enhance the growth of enterprisesIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Apply entrepreneurial and innovative skills and frameworks to identify an entrepreneurial opportunity
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. Utilise creativity techniques that enhance the development of a creative mindset
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
  3. Analyse and develop strategies to fit diverse entrepreneurship perspectives
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. Identify and assess strategies that enhance the growth of enterprises
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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