2014 Unit of Study

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Innovation & Enterprise Special Project
UoS Code IBUS6015
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1, Semester 2, Intensive February, Intensive March and Intensive July
Prerequisites None
Assumed Knowledge IBUS5001
Additional Information Students need permission from the Discipline to enrol unless they are enrolled in the GradCertInn&Ent where this is a core unit.
Lectures 1x 3hr seminar/wk
Assessment research proposal (20%), critique (10%), instructor updates (15%), presentation (15%) and major research report (40%)
Description This unit of study is designed to assist you develop your understanding of research methods and business issues specifically related to your area of interest. You will complete a major research project that will explore the phenomena of strategy, innovation or entrepreneurship in a context of your choice, or as proposed by an academic. For example, you could study two corporations that have successfully (or unsuccessfully) grown a business from an invention; or you could research a specific problem confronting an entrepreneurial business. Your study would address a specific issue of interest to academia or industry, as well as your future career.