LEVERAGING ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES

MGT5LEV

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is a Capstone offering in the Master of Management (Entrepreneurship + Innovation), complimenting MGT5MIO, IBU5COV and MGT5EBP. You will explore and provide synthesis between theoretical underpinnings and practical applications in start-ups and/or entrepreneurial ventures on contemporary issues of design thinking, lean-start-up and business model canvas principles. Upon completion of this subject, you should to be able to critically evaluate entrepreneurship validation tools. A distinct theory-for-practice-sake perspective is provided whereby you will apply these tools in start-ups and ventures of your choice.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesPresentation about a successful recent entrepreneurial venture that has been launched using design thinking principles. Write a venture development plan that succinctly discusses the financial, marketing and organizational parts of the business venture to be launched.

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesMGT5EBP

Co-requisitesN/A

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

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. Develop advanced knowledge in entrepreneurial ventures through education and research which is entrepreneurial, innovative, responsible and engaged, and which can be applied in a range of entrepreneurial and practice contexts
02. Critically reflect upon and analyse complex entrepreneurship opportunities using contemporary entrepreneurship validation tools
03. Use complex-problem solving techniques to critically review entrepreneurship opportunities from a range of stakeholder perspectives
04. Gather, critically review and use information to meet entrepreneurship and practice outcomes through design thinking, product design, lean-startup and business model design techniques
05. Effectively formulate personal opinions and integrate the opinions of others into cogent entrepreneurship and startup arguments

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
Four 7.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual design thinking report and short video (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

One group report and presentation on The Lean Start-up methodology (1500 words equivalent)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual business model canvas start-up plan and short video (2000 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
Four 7.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual design thinking report and short video (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

One group report and presentation on The Lean Start-up methodology (1500 words equivalent)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual business model canvas start-up plan and short video (2000 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
Four 7.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual design thinking report and short video (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

One group report and presentation on The Lean Start-up methodology (1500 words equivalent)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual business model canvas start-up plan and short video (2000 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorQuan Nguyen

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 42
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual design thinking report and short video (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

One group report and presentation on The Lean Start-up methodology (1500 words equivalent)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual business model canvas start-up plan and short video (2000 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5