Entrepreneurship for Engineers (ENGG5102)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study aims to introduce graduate engineering students from all disciplines to the concepts and practices of entrepreneurial thinking. Introduction to Entrepreneurship will offer the foundation for leaders of tomorrow's high-tech companies, by providing the knowledge and skills important to the creation and leadership of entrepreneurial ventures. The focus of the unit of study is on how to launch, lead and manage a viable business starting with concept validation to commercialisation and successful business formation.
The following topics are covered: Entrepreneurship: Turning Ideas into Reality, Building the Business Plan, Creating a Successful Financial Plan, Project planning and resource management, Budgeting and managing cash flow, Marketing and advertising strategies, E-Commerce and Entrepreneurship, Procurement Management Strategies, The Legal Environment: Business Law and Government Regulation, Intellectual property: inventions, patents and copyright, Workplace, workforce and employment topics, Conflict resolution and working relationships, Ethics and Social Responsibility.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Engineering
- Graduate Diploma in Engineering
- Master of Engineering (Automation and Manufacturing Systems)
- Master of Engineering (Biomedical Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Fluids Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Geomechanical Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Power Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Risk Management)
- Master of Engineering (Software)
- Master of Engineering (Structural Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Sustainability and Environmental Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Telecommunications Engineering)
Further unit of study information
Through semester assessment (100%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Some limited industry experience is preferred but not essential.
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.