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MPR705 - Entrepreneurship (Residential)

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Residential: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:MMR705
Unit chair:

John McWilliams

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

This Residential unit requires students to attend six days of intensive study at the Waurn Ponds Estate, Geelong.

Residential Dates: 12 August - 17 August 2018


Conference fees for residential units are in addition to the tuition fee and vary depending on the type of accommodation chosen.

Please note: The final result for this unit will be released on the same date as Trimester 2 results – Friday November 2nd 2018 from 6pm.


The unit introduces participants to the concept and processes of entrepreneurship.  Students gain an understanding of venture start-ups through the development of a venture proposal into a venture plan.  In this way practical experience of the entrepreneurial process is gained.  The unit requires students to examine the skills that entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs need, in small business and in larger organisations.  Participants are exposed to techniques and tools necessary to new venture development, as well as to entrepreneurs who share their experience.


Assessment 1 (Individual) Ideas Market: Individual poster presentations with three minute ‘idea pitches’ to peers, 20%

Assessment 2 (Group of 4-6) Twenty minute presentation and follow up report (4,000 words) 50%

Assessment 3 (Individual) Essay (3000 words) 30%

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