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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5448

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
170071

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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)

Second Semester
(Study Period 4)
Course owner

Course owner
Business Services

Course aim

To provide students with a practical experience in enterprise formation. This course will also create new collaborations and connections between students and industry mentors and expert advisers through the Innovation & Collaboration Centre – UniSA’s startup incubator.

Course content

This course is designed to equip students with the applied knowledge, practical tools and expertise to develop and design a scalable and innovative business model for a new concept. Incorporating a blend of advanced business model design, design thinking and ideation, expert guest presentations from founders and pitch development, students will be guided through a unique three-part course that commences with a series of ideation and team formation workshops, moving into a two-day intensive experience culminating with a pitch presentation, and concluding with a reflection phase to consolidate and define the strategy for moving the concept forward.

Textbook(s)

smeguide.org, 2018, Entrepreneur's Guide: Startup/Scaleup/IPO, Caxton Business & Legal Inc., Chicago

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Workshop 30 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 (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment 1200 words equivalent 20% N/A
Team pitch presentation and supporting documentation 15 minutes and 1800 words 30% N/A
Business model 2500 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment 1200 words equivalent 20% N/A
Team pitch presentation and supporting documentation 15 minutes and 1800 words 30% N/A
Business model 2500 words 50% N/A

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
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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