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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedNot offered in 2010


The nature of entrepreneurship and strategic policies in exploiting new venture opportunities. The processes of starting up and developing new ventures in small and large organisations; examining the role of effective marketing research for new ventures and products; appropriate managerial and marketing strategies; devising business plans and their implementation; financing the venture; and the management of material, human and financial resources in successful enterprises.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. explain the realities and challenges faced by entrepreneurs
  2. develop an awareness of the problems involved in starting up and managing new ventures either in existing organisations or as a new enterprise
  3. develop skills in analysis, problem-solving and decision making.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Contact hours

3 hours per week