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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5080

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
012591

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 1)

Course aim

This course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of entrepreneurship and innovation, and explores their impact on organisational management and leadership, business strategy, and business conduct.

The course provides existing and nascent entrepreneurs with a framework for thinking about the driving forces that underpin innovative and growth oriented entrepreneurial businesses, including application to newly formed ventures, existing small to medium size growth-oriented ventures, and entrepreneurial ventures within larger corporations.

Students completing the course develop a body of knowledge that contributes to a comprehensive and integrated application of principles of entrepreneurship and innovation to recent developments in the field of senior organisational management and leadership in international business environments.

Course content

Topics covered in this course include:

    Topic 1: Introduction to Entrepreneurship
    Topic 2: Opportunity Recognition
    Topic 3: Managing Innovation
    Topic 4: Corporate Entrepreneurship
    Topic 5: Initiating Entrepreneurial Ventures
    Topic 6: The Entrepreneur & The Team
    Topic 7: Entrepreneurial Finance Pt.1
    Topic 8: Entrepreneurial Finance Pt.2
    Topic 9: Strategic Entrepreneurial Growth
    Topic 10: Social Entrepreneurship & The Global Environment

Textbook(s)

Spinelli, S, Adams, R 2016, New venture creation: entrepreneurship for the 21st century, 10th edn, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, New York, NY

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv. x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION (INTENSIVE)
External 30 hours equiv. x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Seminars 15 hours AND online 15 hours 30 hours equiv. x N/A

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
Group project 2500 words 40% N/A
Report 2400 words 40% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Group project 2500 words 40% N/A
Report 2400 words 40% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Group project 2500 words 40% N/A
Report 2400 words 40% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION (INTENSIVE)
Group project 2500 words 40% N/A
Report 2400 words 40% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Group project 2500 words 40% N/A
Report 2400 words 40% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Group project 2500 words 40% N/A
Report 2400 words 40% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 20% 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:
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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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