2014 Unit of Study

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Project
UoS Code IBUS6015
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1, Intensive February, Intensive January, Intensive March, Semester 2, Intensive December and Intensive July
Prerequisites There are no pre-requisite units. However, students need permission from the Discipline to enrol unless they are enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Innovation & Enterprise where this is a core unit.
Assumed Knowledge IBUS5002. Note, this is to be taken as one of the final units in your program.
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 3hr seminar/wk
Assessment Research proposal (20%), critique (10%), instructor updates (15%), presentation (15%) and major research report (40%)

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.