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2021 unit offering information will be available in September 2020

Unit description

Takes the student on an experiential journey through business model analysis and innovation, as well as business model considerations for social innovation and ventures. Core to the unit is gaining practical experience in evaluating business structures and structuring a venture to capture maximum value, while learning to use relevant entrepreneurial tools and mindsets.

Unit content

1. Value Creation

2. Discovering the Canvas and the Customer

3. Building Business Models: Customer Insights

4. Building Business Models: Value Proposition

5. Revisiting your Canvas

6. Intensive Learning: Bring Your Ideas to Life

7. Minimum Viable Product - Lean Validation

8. Social Enterprise and Impact

9. Social Enterprise Design

10. Launch Pad

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
1identify the components of the business model canvas Knowledge of a discipline
2identify different customer segments and customer personas Knowledge of a discipline
3analyse how businesses create value for customers Intellectual rigour
4evaluate how changes in the business model canvas affect outcomes Intellectual rigour
5develop your own model and pitch your idea to an audience. Creativity

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

  1. identify the components of the business model canvas
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. identify different customer segments and customer personas
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. analyse how businesses create value for customers
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
  4. evaluate how changes in the business model canvas affect outcomes
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
  5. develop your own model and pitch your idea to an audience.
    • GA2: Creativity

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
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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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