ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN I.T.

CSE5ENT

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 in order to make a successful venture. The subject will involve theory, case studies and guest speakers on start-up issues, pitfalls and ingredients for success. Topics include: Introduction to I.T. Entrepreneurship; opportunity recognition; identification of business models; entrepreneurial marketing, writing a business plan, financing entrepreneurial ventures; legal and IP issues; and entrepreneurial growth.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRajalakshmi Rajasekaran

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsCYB5ENT

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

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

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSteve Blank and Bob Dorf

Year2014

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PublisherK&S Ranch

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Entrepreneurship

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Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAndrew Zacharakis, William D. Bygrave

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWiley

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Technology Entrepreneurship: Taking Innovation to the Marketplace

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

Year2014

Edition/Volume2nd Edition

PublisherACADEMIC PRESS

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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. Explain the process for developing an entrepreneurial venture.
02. Analyse various types of resources to finance an entrepreneurial venture.
03. Analyse the legal and IP issues that can be encountered during entrepreneurial process.
04. Write, articulate and present a business plan that will be ready for venture capitalist review.
05. Reflect on one personal entrepreneurial capacity.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRajalakshmi Rajasekaran

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Business Plan group assignment (equivalent to 3000 words) plus 10 minutes pitch presentation

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Group presentation (30 minutes) and Workshop Activities

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Opportunity Journal (equivalent to 800 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO5

One 2-hour examinationHurdle Requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.

N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRajalakshmi Rajasekaran

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 32 - 40
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 40 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Business Plan group assignment (equivalent to 3000 words) plus 10 minutes pitch presentation

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Group presentation (30 minutes) and Workshop Activities

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Opportunity Journal (equivalent to 800 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO5

One 2-hour examinationHurdle Requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.

N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Summer, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRajalakshmi Rajasekaran

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 45 - 0
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 45 - 0
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Business Plan group assignment (equivalent to 3000 words) plus 10 minutes pitch presentation

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Group presentation (30 minutes) and Workshop Activities

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Opportunity Journal (equivalent to 800 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO5

One 2-hour examinationHurdle Requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.

N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5