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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Total Time Commitment: Not available|
|Prerequisites:||Students must have completed one year of relevant information systems work experience or 50 points of postgraduate level study in any degree to be eligible to enrol in this subject.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Lucy Firth
|Subject Overview:||Entrepreneurial organisations embrace change and are defined by innovation in both their processes and products. This subject will examine such organisations in the context of business information systems. Students will explore what is meant by an 'entrepreneurial organisation'; understand the principles and theories of organisational behaviour relevant to innovation and entrepreneurship; and discuss issues associated with managing growth in new ventures. Topics discussed include the criteria for evaluating new business ventures; the risks and potential outcomes of new business ventures; venture capital and the roles it plays; the financial and legal context surrounding business start-ups; and marketing issues specific to new business ventures. Extensive participation by guest speakers from industry is a feature of this subject. Students should develop skills in report writing, oral communication, independent learning skills, public presentation and teamwork.|
|Assessment:||Two small group assignments of one page due during semester (15% each); an individual assignment of up to 3000 words due during the semester (20%); a group assignment of up to 3000 words due during semester (20%); a 2-hour written examination in the examination period (30%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students should develop skills in report writing, oral communication, independent learning skills, public presentation and teamwork.|
|Links to further information:||http://www.dis.unimelb.edu.au/current/postgrad/subjects/index.html|
Master of Information Systems |
Master of Information Systems
Master of Information Systems (Coursework)
Master of Information Technology
Master of Information Technology
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