BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP

BUS301

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject offers you the opportunity to use entrepreneurship knowledge and skills to start businesses or resolve business challenges. The subject attracts students from a range of fields, bringing a multidisciplinary perspective to the research, analysis and problem-solving aspects of the challenge. You will be required to apply entrepreneurship validation tools such as design thinking, lean start-up and business model design aimed at creating sustainable value through the provision of a particular product or service to meet an identified market opportunity. The aim of these projects is to enhance the well-being of your community or address a social, health, economic or environmental problem. The subject is designed to provide you with the opportunity to enhance, demonstrate and document entrepreneurial work-ready skills appropriate to your chosen career path.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following: HBFN, HBFNX or HOUA; AND Student must have completed 60 cps or equivalent

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUS3ENT

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThis subject is offered via Open Universities Australia. La Trobe University students can undertake this subject as part of a cross institutional enrolment under certain circumstances, and must seek approval from the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Course Coordinator for eligibility. Due to the nature of the subject content and online delivery, enrolments are generally not permitted past the published OUA enrolment date for the study period.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMichael Schaper, Thierry Volery, Paull Weber, Brian Gibson

Year2014

Edition/Volume4th Asia Pacific Edition

PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.

ISBN9780730305583, 9781118362549

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify a business venture by analysing the environment and presenting alternative futures, to establish good social and financial outcomes
02. Critically analyse entrepreneurship validation tools by investigating opportunities to extend a business and adapt to achieve social and financial outcomes
03. Present a convincing and novel identification of business problems from a company perspective and to evaluate future entrepreneurial ideas
04. Engage with group members to offer diverse perspectives about a business and to reflect on the social, environmental and current issues facing a business
05. Formulate entrepreneurship validation tools including values, norms and behaviours of an innovative or entrepreneurial idea.
06. Design and deliver a group presentation about an entrepreneurial business venture
07. Critically analyse a business venture by applying and monitoring the creative and innovative ideas that can be applied given the complex and dynamic global business environment
08. Participate in a team to analyse and present a case study about an entrepreneurial business.
09. Develop and write entrepreneurship validation tools using both professional and academic references

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2020, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Model and Plan (2,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

One, individual Business Venture assignment (1,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (15 minutes per group of 4 students) (1,500 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

On-Line, 2020, OUA study period 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Model and Plan (2,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

One, individual Business Venture assignment (1,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (15 minutes per group of 4 students) (1,500 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

On-Line, 2020, OUA study period 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45 - 0
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Model and Plan (2,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

One, individual Business Venture assignment (1,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (15 minutes per group of 4 students) (1,500 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8