Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed to provide an in-depth study of the legal, business, and technology issues related to building high growth companies through the use of novel technologies, entrepreneurial management, and venture capital. The subject will cover various legal and business issues including: incorporation, IP protection, corporate finance, securities laws and building the business. Students will be encouraged to discover and develop the skill set necessary to either advise or build high growth businesses. The subject is designed to reflect the multi-disciplinary nature of intellectual property entrepreneurship. It will attempt to expand each student's skill set to include: what makes a good entrepreneur, linkages of technology to entrepreneurship, and novel legal responses to issues.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGordon Walker

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Week 20-21, Day


Online enrolmentNo

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Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Walker

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 20 - 21
Five 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
class participation10
one 6,000-7,000-word take-home examination90