Biotechnology Entrepreneur Program

Subject 950-804 (2008)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008. Search for this in the current handbook

Credit Points: 25.000
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 60
Total Time Commitment: 240 hours over 24 weeks.
Prerequisites: Students must be enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Commercialisation for Research Students.
Corequisites: None
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:

Subject Overview: This program is based on the YAA Business Skills Program with additional enhancements. No credits towards the CTS Graduate Certificate will be granted to students who participate in the Business Skills Program run outside of this particular course at the university.

Subject fees for successful applicants are paid through the Commercialisation Training Scheme Scholarship administered by the Melbourne School of Graduate Research.

Assessment: • Successful Completion of the YAA program and granting of YAA Participation Certificate (20%)
• Oral presentation (20 minute group presentation) (30%)
• Written assignment at completion of the course, (5000 word maximum). (50%)
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • Organisational skills,
  • applied business skills across finance,
  • IP and project management domains;and
  • commercialisation know-how.
Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Graduate Certificate in Commercialisation for Research Students

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