2023 unit information
Not offered in 2023.
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This unit requires students to attend six days of intensive study at Waurn Ponds Estate, Geelong.
2023 dates: not offered in 2023
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The unit introduces participants to the concept and processes of entrepreneurial thinking within the context of small, medium and large organisations. Students gain an understanding of how to launch a new concept 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 both small business and in larger organisations. Participants are taught techniques and tools necessary for new venture development including launching innovative ideas within the context of existing businesses or markets, as well as being exposed to entrepreneurs who share their experience.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO2: CommunicationGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO5: Problem solving
Reflect on the practices of entrepreneurship and evaluate your own capabilities as an entrepreneur.
GLO4: Critical thinkingGLO6: Self-management
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO5: Problem solving
Part A: 20%Part B: 30%
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
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