FIT3134 - Entrepreneurship - 2018

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Information Technology

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Christabel Gonsalvez

Unit guides

Offered

Caulfield

  • First semester 2018 (On-campus)

Clayton

  • Second semester 2018 (On-campus)

Prerequisites

Students must have completed at least 72 credit points in an undergraduate degree or double degree.

Prohibitions

BEX3411

Synopsis

As the world of complex technology expands with innovation requiring global foundations, the need for dynamic entrepreneurs grows. The framework of this unit will provide students with the practical knowledge, skills and tools to utilise entrepreneurship to quickly and efficiently evaluate entrepreneurial ideas to provide solutions for a market opportunity. This unit will empower students to become the business leaders of the future utilizing practical and logical approaches to bring together entrepreneurship and innovation within a global context.

Outcomes

At the successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain the concepts of innovation and entrepreneurship
  2. demonstrate entrepreneurial creativity
  3. apply the concepts of intellectual property & venture funding to projects
  4. conduct basic market research, and analyse the results
  5. create and evaluate a value proposition
  6. formulate, review and defend a business case
  7. devise a pitch and demonstrate pitching competency.

Assessment

In-semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 12 hours per week typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires four hours of timetabled activities per week including a 2-hour workshop, and two hours of seminar, teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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