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Unit description

Introduces students to the principles and practices of entrepreneurship.  Students focus on the entrepreneurial mindset, problem identification, creativity, innovation, and commercialisation.

Unit content

  1. Context, Theoretical Perspectives and Definitions
  2. Sources of Capital & Legal Structures
  3. Strategic and Sustainable Business Plan
  4. Marketing for Entrepreneurial Ventures
  5. Innovation, Opportunity, and Protection
  6. Leadership and the Entrepreneur

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate knowledge of the core elements of entrepreneurship and how they function
2identify and critically analyse the relationship between the practices of entrepreneurship, and leadership, and contemporary management practices
3demonstrate the capability to synthesise the investment proposal and business plan for a new business
4demonstrate the knowledge and skills to reflect upon the personal and professional challenges of nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset whilst adhering to sound business practices.

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

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the core elements of entrepreneurship and how they function
  2. identify and critically analyse the relationship between the practices of entrepreneurship, and leadership, and contemporary management practices
  3. demonstrate the capability to synthesise the investment proposal and business plan for a new business
  4. demonstrate the knowledge and skills to reflect upon the personal and professional challenges of nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset whilst adhering to sound business practices.

Prescribed Learning Resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz30%
Report50%
Presentation20%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz30%
Report50%
Presentation20%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz30%
Report50%
Presentation20%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. 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 teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.

Fee paying courses
For postgraduate or undergraduate full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

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