MMM279 - Creating and Managing Social Enterprises

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
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Unit chair: Andrew Creed


Corequisite: Nil
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Contact hours:

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


*Friday 10 and Saturday 11 August 2018. Attendance is compulsory for students to pass the unit.


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 1 (Individual) Written assignment: Individual Research Project (2500 words) 30%

Assessment 2 (Group of 3-5 students) Part A Written assignment (500 words) 5%, Part B Written project report (3000 words) 35%

Assessment 3 (Individual) Written feedback on two other teams' assessment 2 (A) (500 words) 10%

Assessment 4 (Group of 3-5 students) Presentation based on assessment 2 (10 mins) 10%

Assessment 5 (Individual) Intensive workshop presentation (5 mins) 10%

Hurdle requirement: Provide feedback to 2 other teams on assessment 2 (part A) within a week.

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