Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is will explore the legal, business and technology issues related to building high growth companies through the use of novel technologies, entrepreneurial management, and venture capital. The subject will cover various legal and business issues including: incorporation, IP protection, corporate finance, securities laws and building the business. Students will be encouraged to discover and develop the skill set necessary to advise, manage or build high growth businesses. The subject is designed to reflect the multi-disciplinary nature of entrepreneurship. It will attempt to expand each student's skill set to include: what makes a good entrepreneur, linkages of technology to entrepreneurship, and novel legal responses to issues.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorN/A

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesTutorials, simulations, problem-solving assignment, online class exercises, take home examination.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Completion of 60cps of 1st year and 60cps of 2nd year LAW coded subjects


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A


Students will be provided with a range of resource material through the LMS.

Resource TypeOther resource

Resource RequirementRecommended






Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


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 - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate a broad understanding of legal issues experienced during the life-cycle of a start-up.
02. Analyse and articulate knowledge of the legal, business, ethical and technology issues related to building high growth companies through the use of novel technologies, entrepreneurial management, and venture capital
03. Clearly and coherently communicate with non-specialist audiences complex knowledge, skills and ideas relating to entrepreneurial ventures in law.
04. Analyse a range of approaches taken in a given fact situation to protect an entrepreneurs new venture.

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