ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESS PLANNING

MGT5EBP

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Entrepreneurial Business Planning provides a systematic, theoretical and analytical framework to explore the dynamic nature of entrepreneurship. You will engage with contemporary issues of entrepreneurship, and explore entrepreneurs, their ventures, the entrepreneurship process and opportunity evaluation tools. You will explore these aspects to enhance your 'theory-for-practice-sake' perspective of entrepreneurship; applied in a range of professional and scholarly contexts.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorVanessa Ratten

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The following instances are ONLY for students enrolled in LCMPS: City Campus, Week03-09. Online enrolment is not available for these instances.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEntrepreneurship Theory/Process/PracticePreliminaryFrederick, O'Connor, Kuratko (2016)Cengage Learning Australia

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Convey focused and sustained entrepreneurship arguments supported by literature appropriate for both practice and academic contexts, also referred to as a theory for practice perspective

Activities:
Present orally research undertaken of a successful entrepreneurial business and defend against critique of the research
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

02. Apply theoretical frameworks to interpret entrepreneurship directed academic research in order to develop contemporary entrepreneurship

Activities:
Present orally research undertaken of a successful entrepreneurial business and defend against critique of the research
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

03. Exercise effective teamwork skills to develop solutions to complex entrepreneurship opportunities

Activities:
Provide an analysis of successful entrepreneurial knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviours
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Gather, critically review and use information to meet opportunity evaluation outcomes and generate new information and entrepreneurship decision-making

Activities:
Describe tools available for entrepreneurs to evaluate opportunities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

05. Develop advanced knowledge in entrepreneurship through education and research which is innovative, entrepreneurial, responsible and engaged, and which can be applied in a range of contemporary entrepreneurship challenges

Activities:
Critically evaluate contextual and theoretical components of contemporary issues of entrepreneurship
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVanessa Ratten

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group presentation (10 -15 minutes per student) (2-4 students per group)20 01, 02
Individual report (2000 words)40 03, 04
One 2000 word individual report on contemporary challenges in entrepreneurship40 04, 05

City Campus, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVanessa Ratten

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group presentation (10 -15 minutes per student) (2-4 students per group)20 01, 02
Individual report (2000 words)40 03, 04
One 2000 word individual report on contemporary challenges in entrepreneurship40 04, 05

City Campus, 2018, Week 03-09, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size45

Enrolment information This class is ONLY for students enrolled in Graduate Certificate in Management (Public Sector) (LCMPS). No online enrolments

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVanessa Ratten

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 03 - 09
Four 6.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 03 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This class is ONLY for students enrolled in Graduate Certificate in Management (Public Sector) (LCMPS). In addition, students are expected to undertake online learning and assessment activities prior to class.. "

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group presentation (10 -15 minutes per student) (2-4 students per group)20 01, 02
Individual report (2000 words)40 03, 04
One 2000 word individual report on contemporary challenges in entrepreneurship40 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVanessa Ratten

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 08
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 08 and delivered via online.
"This subject is delivered entirely online. Students are required to undertake online learning and assessment activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group presentation (10 -15 minutes per student) (2-4 students per group)20 01, 02
Individual report (2000 words)40 03, 04
One 2000 word individual report on contemporary challenges in entrepreneurship40 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVanessa Ratten

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 18 - 24
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 24 and delivered via online.
"This subject is delivered entirely online. Students are required to undertake online learning and assessment activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group presentation (10 -15 minutes per student) (2-4 students per group)20 01, 02
Individual report (2000 words)40 03, 04
One 2000 word individual report on contemporary challenges in entrepreneurship40 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVanessa Ratten

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 42
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 42 and delivered via online.
"This subject is delivered entirely online. Students are required to undertake online learning and assessment activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group presentation (10 -15 minutes per student) (2-4 students per group)20 01, 02
Individual report (2000 words)40 03, 04
One 2000 word individual report on contemporary challenges in entrepreneurship40 04, 05