Availabilities:

LocationDomesticInternational
China - TUSTN/ASession 2,3
Gold CoastSession 2Session 2
MelbourneN/ASession 2,3
Melbourne - The Hotel SchoolSession 2,3Session 2,3
OnlineSession 2,3Session 2,3
Papua New Guinea - IBSU EngaN/ASession 2
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port MoresbyN/ASession 2
PerthN/ASession 3
SydneyN/ASession 2,3
Sydney - The Hotel SchoolSession 2,3Session 2,3

Unit aim

Introduces students to the concepts of entrepreneurship, the new venture creation process, and the entrepreneurial environment. To provide students with an understanding of the entrepreneurs and their entrepreneurial behaviour, several entrepreneurship theories and their applications will also be examined and discussed.

Unit content

Topic 1:   Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century
Topic 2:   Assessment and commercialisation of entrepreneurial opportunities
Topic 3:   Sources of capital
Topic 4:   Developing a sustainable business plan
Topic 5:   Legal structures and regulatory challenges for entrepreneurial ventures
Topic 6:   Marketing for entrepreneurial ventures
Topic 7:   Measuring performance for entrepreneurial ventures
Topic 8:   Strategic entrepreneurial growth
Topic 9:   Global opportunities for entrepreneurs
Topic 10: Intrapreneurship

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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • Frederick, H, O'Connor, A & Kuratko, 2016, Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, Practice, 4th edn, Cengage Learning. ISBN: 9780170352550.

Session 3

  • Frederick, H, O'Connor, A & Kuratko, 2016, Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, Practice, 4th edn, Cengage Learning. ISBN: 9780170352550.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Presentation20%
Report40%
Exam: open book40%

Melbourne

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Presentation20%
Report40%
Exam: open book40%

Melbourne - The Hotel School

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hours (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Presentation20%
Report40%
Exam: open book40%

Online

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Presentation20%
Report40%
Exam: open book40%

Papua New Guinea - IBSU Enga

Teaching method
Workshop on-site
Assessment
Presentation20%
Report40%
Exam: open book40%

Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby

Teaching method
Workshop on-site
Assessment
Presentation20%
Report40%
Exam: open book40%

Perth

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Presentation20%
Report40%
Exam: open book40%

Sydney

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Presentation20%
Report40%
Exam: open book40%

Sydney - The Hotel School

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Presentation20%
Report40%
Exam: open book40%
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 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
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International

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