Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment:
3 hours per week plus a minimum of 6 hours per week in self directed study.
MGMT10002 Managing and Leading Organisations and at least 12.5 points of level-2 subjects taught by the Department of Management (prefix 325-).
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Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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The subject is systematically organised around the creation, assessment, growth development, and operation of new and emerging ventures. The subject consists of four main parts: Part 1 introduces the emerging world of entrepreneurship and looks at entrepreneurial activity of countries in the Asia-Pacific. The concept of entrepreneurship is introduced as an emerging strategy. Part 2 explores creativity for individuals and the concept of innovation. We also look at the challenges facing growing entrepreneurial ventures from a family business perspective, such as management succession, ethics and social entrepreneurship. Part 3 is concerned with the methods of assessing new ventures and business opportunities as well as certain proprietary protections (patents, copyrights and trademarks). This part also focuses on the growth and development of entrepreneurial ventures. The need for strategic planning, the challenge of managing entrepreneurial growth, and the global opportunities available to entrepreneurs are also discussed. Finally, Part 4 focuses on the development of a sustainable business plan, including assessment of regulatory, competitive and local environments and their effect on new and emerging ventures.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Fredrick, H., O’Connor, A and Kuratko, D.F. 2013. Entrepreneurship Theory/Process/Practice, (3rd Edition), Cengage learning Australia Pty Ltd, Australia
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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On successful completion of this subject students should have improved the following generic skills:
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Entrepreneurship &&& Innovation |
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