BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP

BUS301

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject offers you the opportunity to use your disciplinary knowledge and skills to resolve business challenges, by researching, analysing and problem-solving aspects of the challenges. In teams, you will be required to apply entrepreneurship validation tools and relevant knowledge to identify and develop a business opportunity, and individually, you will validate and propose a new business idea, and design the corresponding business model.  The topics covered and assessment tasks provide you with the necessary entrepreneurial skills and tools to prepare for your future career.

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 ActivitiesComplete online tasks/activities and apply the entrepreneurship validation tools, work with group members to discuss and analyse entrepreneurial theories, skills and challenges, develop entrepreneurship validation tools using business and research data and deliver a presentation.

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, late enrollments are generally not permitted past the published close of application date for the study period. For students not enrolled in the prerequisite courses, you may be able to undertake these subjects with approval of your home course coordinator, please contact ASK La Trobe for assistance. A good internet connection is required due to the online delivery.

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse an entrepreneur and his/her business venture, critically analyse the opportunity recognition and idea development processes, entrepreneurial traits, evaluating the problems or challenges, and propose suggestions for this entrepreneur and the venture.
02. Participate in a team to identify business opportunities, apply entrepreneurship validation tools to validate your business ideas, and from that to employ relevant strategies to develop a startup venture.
03. Develop a new business idea, evaluate the ventures feasibility, and design a detailed Business Model for your proposed venture.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, OUA study period 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 23 - 35
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 35 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

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

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3

On-Line, 2021, OUA study period 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 49 - 0
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 49 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1

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

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3