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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 3043

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
100672

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2018.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Successful completion of 54 units.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Course aim

The aim of this course is to give students insights into the underlying principles and concepts of entrepreneurship, and its practical role in creating enterprises, whether in the for-profit sector, or in the field of social entrepreneurship.

Course content

The nature and importance of entrepreneurship and innovation; understanding the characteristics of entrepreneurs; assessing entrepreneurial risk; generating and screening new venture ideas; the entrepreneurial process; organising the range of resources needed to create a new venture; ethical considerations; developing a practical feasibility plan to launch a new venture.

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 3 hours x 10 sessions
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Group project 2500 words 30% N/A
Examination 2.5 hours 50% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Group project 2500 words 30% N/A
Examination 2.5 hours 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Project 1500 words 30% N/A
Examination 2.5 hours 50% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Group project 2500 words 30% N/A
Examination 2.5 hours 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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