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New Business Opportunities and Startups - IBUS6011

Being able to identify and exploit new business opportunities is critical to all sizes of businesses. Identifying new markets, developing new products and implementing new business models are highly-regarded and valuable skills for entrepreneurs and business managers alike. This unit is structured around learning from engaged practice in order to explore the special problems and opportunities associated with entrepreneurial start-ups. Students engage with start up and early stage businesses to deliver a plan to help them become profitable. Topics include opportunity recognition, strategy development, business model design, customer acquisition and retention, financial model development, as well as entrepreneurial and creative leadership.

Classes
1x 3 hr lecture/seminar per week for classes

Assessment
business opportunity and strategy design assignment (35%), start up financials (15%), business plan assignment and presentation (50%)

Assumed knowledge
IBUS5002, or completion of at least 24 credit points

Prohibitions

IBUS5011 or WORK6112

Details

Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: International Business
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: International Business
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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