ENTREPRENEURSHIP

BUS3ENT

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesPresent and discuss written and oral responses in workshops and examination, development of entrepreneurship validation tools with supporting business and research data

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must have completed 240 cps in their degree or enrolled in LPEPBB or LPEPSY

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUS301

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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/Volume5th 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. Identify a business venture by analysing the environment and presenting alternative futures, and 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

Bundoora (La Trobe College), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Chisholm 311 (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Vietnam (Hanoi University), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Bundoora (La Trobe College), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 27 - 38
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 38 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Chisholm 311 (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Bundoora (La Trobe College), 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 43 - 0
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 0 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Sydney, 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 46 - 0
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 0 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Singapore (SIM), 2021, Week 05-16, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 5 - 16
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 16 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8

Singapore (SIM), 2021, Week 28-40, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 28 - 39
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 39 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One, individual Business Plan (2,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO9

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

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO7

One, group presentation (Equivalent to 500 words per student) 15 minutes per group of 4 students)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6, SILO8