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MMM241 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 1: Fara Azmat
Trimester 2: Andrew Creed
Prerequisite:

For students commencing courses M300, M307, D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366 or D388 from Trimester 1 2016: MMM132

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

1 x 2 hour class (recordings provided) + 1 hour online seminar weekly (recordings provided)

Content

This unit provides students with an understanding of the dynamic nature of entrepreneurship including the challenges and opportunities that are experienced by entrepreneurs. An introduction to a range of processes and strategies will help students develop the necessary tools for identifying, creating and evaluating opportunities across the private, public and non-profit sectors. The unit design allows students to enhance and apply their knowledge towards the creation of positive social or environmental change.

 

These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unit, successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

ULO1

Apply specialised skills and knowledge associated with entrepreneurship to real world situations.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

ULO2

Use reflective practice to explore entrepreneurial career opportunities, foster and enhance an entrepreneurial mindset and skills. 

GLO6: Self-management

ULO3

Demonstrate insights into the practical dimensions of creating a sustainable business venture and the challenges associated with it.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking

ULO4

Demonstrate capacity to contribute effectively to building a cohesive and productive team

GLO7: Teamwork

These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year

Assessment

Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week 
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written Reflection (self) 1000 words 10% This information is not yet available

Assessment 2A (Group of 3) - Report (Research)

3900 words

 

30% This information is not yet available
Assessment 2B - Written Reflection (self) 600 words 10% This information is not yet available
Examination (closed book) 2 hours 50% Exam period

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.

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MMM241 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.

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