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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 2085

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
167681

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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 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

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

Ideas and opportunities for entrepreneurship and innovation; generating and screening new venture ideas in social and commercial contexts; product or service positioning and targeting; target market selection and evaluation; assessing entrepreneurial risk; the entrepreneurial process; organising the range of resources needed to create a new venture; ethical considerations; developing a practical feasibility study for a new venture idea.

Textbook(s)

Frederick H, O'Connor A & Kuratko D 2018, Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice, 5th ed, Asia-Pacific Edition, Cengage Learning , South Melbourne, VIC.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (Virtual) 2 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 35 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Workshop 35 hours 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
Continuous assessment n/a 20% n/a
Project 2500 words 30% n/a
Examination n/a 50% 2.5 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment n/a 20% n/a
Project 2500 words 30% n/a
Examination n/a 50% 2.5 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment n/a 20% n/a
Project 2500 words 30% n/a
Examination n/a 50% 2.5 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Continuous assessment n/a 20% n/a
Project 2500 words 30% n/a
Examination n/a 50% 2.5 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Continuous assessment n/a 20% n/a
Project 2500 words 30% n/a
Examination n/a 50% 2.5 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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
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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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