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Unit details

SEB725 - Engineering Entreprenuership

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Arun Patil

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 1 class per week, 1 x 2 project work per week

Content

This unit of study aims to introduce graduate engineering students from all disciplines to the concepts and practices of entrepreneurial thinking and to learn about the new ventures in engineering industries as well as to examine the nature of entrepreneurial behaviour and its role in both small and large organisations. The unit will introduce concepts and practices of entrepreneurship and will offer the foundation by providing knowledge and skills relevant to the creation and leadership of entrepreneurial ventures. Engaging in this unit, students will learn various processes by which successful new ventures are created by developing their own enterprise proposal within small groups.  Student will be able gain knowledge on how to launch, lead and manage a viable business starting with concept validation to commercialisation and successful business formation, how to manage intellectual property and how to manage enterprise-based product and service development.

Assessment

Research Paper (30%), a report on Managing Intellectual Property (30%) and Business plan presentation (40%). To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 50% in the unit and compulsory attendance is required by all students to unit-specific activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong). These unit-specific activities may be undertaken either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or during a single day of unit-specific activities scheduled during Week 8.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1283$1283$2962$3697

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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