MMM279 - Creating and Managing Social Enterprises

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Heather Round

Prerequisite:

MMM132

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 X 3 hours seminar in weeks 1, 2, 3, 10 and 11 plus a two day intensive*

Note:

*Friday 7 and Saturday 8 December 2018. Attendance is compulsory for students to pass the unit.

Content

This unit introduces students to the concept of social entrepreneurship and its role in delivering social good through the creation of business enterprises in multiple environments. The unit uses real world case studies that demonstrate the harnessing of business skills that serve social objectives under financially viable conditions. It will also make use of guest lecturers who are social entrepreneurs.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) Written assignment: Individual Research Project (1500 words) 20%

Assessment 2 (Group of 5 students) Part A Written assignment (500 words) 5%, Part B Written project report (3000 words) 25%

Assessment 3 (Group of 5 students) Presentation based on assessment 2 (10 mins) 10%

Exam (2 hours) 40%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination, and provide feedback to 2 other teams on assessment 2 (part A) within a week.

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