PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

CSE5003

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The purpose of this subject is to outline the basic principles of Entrepreneurship. It will examine the steps required in developing an idea into a business and will explore the tools and necessary insights to make a successful venture. The subject will involve theory, case studies and guest speakers on start-up issues, pitfalls, and ingredients for success. Students will also develop professional skills related to ethical and moral decision making and evaluate the social implications of their work and the broader global context. The subject requires active participation in group discussions and activities.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRajalakshmi Rajasekaran

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning Activities12 X 2 hours lecture + 12 X 2 hours practical class

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsCYB5PE

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Technology Entrepreneurship: Taking Innovation to the Marketplace

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorThomas N. Duening Robert A. Hisrich, Michael A. Lechter

Year2020

Edition/Volume3rd

PublisherAcademic Press

ISBN978-0128222034

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Ethics in Information Technology

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorGeorge Reynolds

Year2017

Edition/Volume7th

PublisherCourse Technology IS

ISBN9781337405874

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URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

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The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorSteve Blank. Bob Dorf

Year2020

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWiley

ISBN0984999302

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

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. Examine various types of resources to develop and finance an entrepreneurial venture.
02. Write, articulate, and present a business plan that will be ready for venture capitalist review.
03. Apply ethical theory to analyse ethical dilemmas in IT and business through debate.
04. Develop a personal ethical framework for IT practice incorporating awareness of cultural and global issues.
05. Analyse the legal and IP issues that can be encountered during entrepreneurial process.
06. Reflect and analyse personal viewpoints toward managing relationships and individual personal entrepreneurial capacity.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRajalakshmi Rajasekaran

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 11 - 22
One 2.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Business Plan group assignment (equivalent to 800 words/student) plus 10 minutes pitch presentation

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5, SILO6

Ethics assignment (equivalent to 1200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Opportunity-and-reflective journals (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4, SILO6

End-of-semester business plan pitch (equivalent to 600 words/student, 6 minutes per member)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5, SILO6

2 hours short answers exam (equivalent to 2000 words).

N/ACentral examIndividualYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRajalakshmi Rajasekaran

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 11 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 32 - 43
One 2.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Business Plan group assignment (equivalent to 800 words/student) plus 10 minutes pitch presentation

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5, SILO6

Ethics assignment (equivalent to 1200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Opportunity-and-reflective journals (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4, SILO6

End-of-semester business plan pitch (equivalent to 600 words/student, 6 minutes per member)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5, SILO6

2 hours short answers exam (equivalent to 2000 words).

N/ACentral examIndividualYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRajalakshmi Rajasekaran

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 11 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 32 - 43
One 2.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Business Plan group assignment (equivalent to 800 words/student) plus 10 minutes pitch presentation

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5, SILO6

Ethics assignment (equivalent to 1200 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Opportunity-and-reflective journals (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4, SILO6

End-of-semester business plan pitch (equivalent to 600 words/student, 6 minutes per member)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5, SILO6

2 hours short answers exam (equivalent to 2000 words).

N/ACentral examIndividualYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6