2021 unit information
For students commencing courses M300, M307, D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366 or D388 from Trimester 1 2016: MMM132
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
1 x 2 hour class (recordings provided) + 1 hour online seminar weekly (recordings provided)
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 UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Apply specialised skills and knowledge associated with entrepreneurship to real world situations.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Use reflective practice to explore entrepreneurial career opportunities, foster and enhance an entrepreneurial mindset and skills.
Demonstrate insights into the practical dimensions of creating a sustainable business venture and the challenges associated with it.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinking
Demonstrate capacity to contribute effectively to building a cohesive and productive team
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
Assessment 2A (Group of 3) - Report (Research)
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.
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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