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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5453

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
173233

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Business

Course aim

The objective of the course is to provide students with a holistic understanding of the variability in contexts within Asia and how it influences innovation, entrepreneurial ecosystem, and the strategy of organisations. The students learn contextual differences in various Asian countries. The context is also studied holistically as it includes social, cultural, economic, regulatory and innovation systems within Asian countries. A deeper and nuanced understanding of the Asian context allows students to appreciate the past trajectory of entrepreneurship and industry development in the countries and also relate to the current and future directions.

Note: The major Asian countries that are focused on are China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore.

Course content

Socio-cultural context and cultural entrepreneurship; Socio-economic context and social entrepreneurship; institutional context; national innovation system and industrial trajectory; domestic growth strategies of national companies; international expansion strategy of Asian companies; strategies of new age innovative companies; developing a business plan for Asian enterprise.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 hour x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 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
Assignment 2000 50% N/A
Group presentation N/A 20% N/A
Group assignment 3000 30% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Assignment 2000 50% N/A
Group presentation N/A 20% N/A
Group assignment 3000 30% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Assignment 2000 50% N/A
Group presentation N/A 20% N/A
Group assignment 3000 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4C)
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 university. 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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