ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESS PLANNING

MGT5EBP

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Entrepreneurial Business Planning provides a systematic, theoretical and analytical framework to explore the dynamic nature of entrepreneurship. You will engage with contemporary issues of entrepreneurship, and explore entrepreneurs, their ventures, the entrepreneurship process and opportunity evaluation tools. You will explore these aspects to enhance your 'theory-for-practice-sake' perspective of entrepreneurship; applied in a range of professional and scholarly contexts.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorVanessa Ratten

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The Melbourne Campus instances in Semester 1 and 2 are only available to students enrolled in the Master of Business Information Management and Systems (LMBISC)

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEntrepreneurship Theory/Process/PracticePreliminaryFrederick, O'Connor, Kuratko (2019)Cengage Learning Australia

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Convey focused and sustained entrepreneurship arguments supported by literature appropriate for both practice and academic contexts to provide entrepreneurial solutions.

Activities:
workshop discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

02. Apply theoretical frameworks to interpret entrepreneurship directed academic research in order to develop contemporary entrepreneurship insights which are verifiable and scholarly.

Activities:
workshop participation and case study integration
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

03. Exercise effective teamwork skills to develop solutions to complex entrepreneurship opportunities and outcomes

Activities:
workshop team discussions and integration
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

04. Critically review and use information to meet opportunity evaluation outcomes and generate new information and entrepreneurship decision-making

Activities:
workshop quizzes and case studies
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

05. Develop advanced knowledge in entrepreneurship through education and research which is innovative, entrepreneurial, responsible and engaged, and which can be applied in a range of contemporary entrepreneurship challenges

Activities:
workshop discussion and participation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Maritz

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours 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 elementComments% ILO*
Group report plus presentation (1000 word report plus 5 min presentation per student)Equivalent to 1500 words per student20 01, 02
Individual report plus presentation (2000 word report plus 5 min presentation)Equivalent to 2500 words40 03, 04
Individual report plus presentation (2000 word report plus 5 min presentation)Report and Presentation on contemporary challenges in entrepreneurship - equivalent to 2500 words40 04, 05

City Campus, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVanessa Ratten

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend at night 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 elementComments% ILO*
Group report plus presentation (1000 word report plus 5 min presentation per student)Equivalent to 1500 words per student20 01, 02
Individual report plus presentation (2000 word report plus 5 min presentation)Equivalent to 2500 words40 03, 04
Individual report plus presentation (2000 word report plus 5 min presentation)Report and Presentation on contemporary challenges in entrepreneurship - equivalent to 2500 words40 04, 05

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVanessa Ratten

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This instance is only for students enrolled in the LMBISC. 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 elementComments% ILO*
Group report plus presentation (1000 word report plus 5 min presentation per student)Equivalent to 1500 words per student20 01, 02
Individual report plus presentation (2000 word report plus 5 min presentation)Equivalent to 2500 words40 03, 04
Individual report plus presentation (2000 word report plus 5 min presentation)Report and Presentation on contemporary challenges in entrepreneurship - equivalent to 2500 words40 04, 05

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Maritz

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This instance is only for students enrolled in the LMBISC. In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1h and 3h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group report plus presentation (1000 word report plus 5 min presentation per student)Equivalent to 1500 words per student20 01, 02
Individual report plus presentation (2000 word report plus 5 min presentation)Equivalent to 2500 words40 03, 04
Individual report plus presentation (2000 word report plus 5 min presentation)Report and Presentation on contemporary challenges in entrepreneurship - equivalent to 2500 words40 04, 05