Faculty of Information Technology
|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)|
This unit will give students insight into how to identify, create, and pursue opportunities for IT-based products and services. These opportunities have been growing rapidly due to the steady increase in digital work flows and digital customers. Google, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Flickr are well-known examples of digital entrepreneurship; there are many thousands of additional examples. Specifically, this unit includes the study of entrepreneurship, opportunity analysis, feasibility analysis, intellectual property, market research, accounting, financial management, sources of funding, business models, teamwork, and business planning. Understanding these topics will allow students to more readily identify, analyse, and develop opportunities for the creation of IT-based products and services.
At the completion of this unit students will:
Examination (2 hours): 35%; In-semester assessment: 65%
2 hrs lectures/wk, 2 hrs tutorials/wk
Students must have completed at least 72 credit points in a degree or double degree in the Faculty of Information Technology and must have achieved at least a Credit average in the FIT units.