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MBA9051

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Trimester 2 2010 (On-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)Dr Denis Kiellerup

Synopsis

Understanding business principles, and having the data and the will to adapt to the ever changing business environment are crucial for successful business creation and development. The principles and elements of entrepreneurship, finance procurement for new ventures and elements of business planning are integrated into a comprehensive mosaic that will allow students to explore these principles and apply them in a personal and practical way to business creation and business development.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • identify and explore the values and principles associated with entrepreneurial thinking
  • explore elements and types of entrepreneurship and the application of entrepreneurial thinking to business development
  • understand critical financial elements in business planning
  • identify and understand the planning process appropriate to establishing a new venture
  • further enhance communication, inter-personal, problem solving and critical thinking capabilities.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Peter Reed

Contact hours

39 contact hours

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses to undertake this unit: 3183, 3184, 3185, 3189, 3190, 3191, 3195, 3196, 3197, 3198, 3837, 3839, 3849 or 0028