ENTREPRENEURSHIP

BUS3ENX

2020

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-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses: LBAB, LBABM, LBABK, LDAB, LAAB and student must have completed at least 240 credit points of subjects relevant to this course.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUS3ENT

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 TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMichael Schaper, Thierry Volery, Paull Weber, Brian Gibson

Year2014

Edition/VolumeLatest Asia Pacific Edition

PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.

ISBN9780730305583, 9781118362549

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Entrepreneurship Learner Resource

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDidasko Digital

Year2019

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko Group

ISBNN/A

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, 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

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Individual Business Plan (2,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

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

One Individual Business Venture Assignment (1,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO7

One Group Presentation (15 minutes per group)

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

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Individual Business Plan (2,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

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

One Individual Business Venture Assignment (1,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO7

One Group Presentation (15 minutes per group)

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

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45 - 0
One 3.00 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 Plan (2,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

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

One Individual Business Venture Assignment (1,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO7

One Group Presentation (15 minutes per group)

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

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 50 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 50 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Individual Business Plan (2,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

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

One Individual Business Venture Assignment (1,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO7

One Group Presentation (15 minutes per group)

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

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 15 - 26
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Individual Business Plan (2,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

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

One Individual Business Venture Assignment (1,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO7

One Group Presentation (15 minutes per group)

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

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Individual Business Plan (2,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

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

One Individual Business Venture Assignment (1,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO7

One Group Presentation (15 minutes per group)

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

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.00 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 Plan (2,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

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

One Individual Business Venture Assignment (1,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO7

One Group Presentation (15 minutes per group)

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

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Individual Business Plan (2,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

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

One Individual Business Venture Assignment (1,500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO7

One Group Presentation (15 minutes per group)

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