Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Total 36 hours (1 x 3 hour workshop per week) |
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100 points of study or equivalent advanced standing within the MC-ENG Master of Engineering
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Skills in teamwork, report writing, oral presentation, creative problem solving
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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
CoordinatorProf Michael Vitale
Prof David Shallcross
The aim of this subject is to examine the nature of entrepreneurial behaviour and its role in both small and large organisations within an engineering context. Students will learn various processes by which successful new ventures are created by developing their own enterprise proposal within small groups.
This subject is available as an elective in many of the Melbourne School of Engineering's Masters programs. It is designed to introduce participants to their potential as technical entrepreneurs.
Business planning, financial management, sources of finance, creativity, innovation, entrepreneurial behaviour, successful technical entrepreneurs.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO)
On completion of this subject the student is expected to:
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Disciplined Entrepreneurship by Bill Aulet, Wiley 2013, ISBN 978-1-118-69228-8
The Startup Owner’s Manual by Steve Blank and Bob Dorf, 2012, K&S Ranch Inc Publishers, ISBN 978-0-9849993-0-9
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
Learning will take place through a series of interactive workshops with the workshop leader as well as outside speakers.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
A reading pack will be made available to enrolled students ahead of the semester. Additional reading material will be available throughout the semester.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
Successful engineering entrepreneurs will give guest presentations during the subject. Students successfully completing the subject will be able to use the skills they have gained to take their ideas further.
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