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SEB725 - Engineering Entrepreneurship

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: 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 hour 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%, business plan presentation 40%.

Unit Fee Information

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