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Entrepreneurship and Innovation - IBUS2104

Year - 2018

In order to be a successful entrepreneur, it is necessary to have knowledge of several fundamental business processes. The most effective way to master the critical skills and concepts of entrepreneurship is by developing a pitch and a business plan which simulates, as much as possible, the real world processes of starting a business. In this unit, students learn how to investigate customer needs and markets to generate an innovative idea for a start-up. Students also participate in the realistic simulation of the creation of a start-up from the best student-submitted ideas, and develop these ideas into a business model. All students join a team that remains together for the duration of the unit, creating and pitching sections of a business plan as well drafting the final version. This unit brings together skills acquired across other disciplines of study and requires active participation.

Classes
1 x 1.5hr lecture and 1 x 1.5hr tutorial/lab class per week

Assessment
take home assessment (25%), individual report (20%), mid-semester exam (25%), presentation (15%), business plan (15%)

Pre-requisites

completion of at least 48 credit points

Details

Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: International Business
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: International Business
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
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