MGT537 Entrepreneurship Project (8)

This subject provides an opportunity for enterprising students to formulate, evaluate and develop entrepreneurial ideas, projects and ventures. This subject integrates entrepreneurial theory and research with practical business/management knowledge, and is designed for prospective entrepreneurs to develop, launch and grow an entrepreneurial idea, project or venture. The subject explores social and commerical entrepreneurship, and addresses issues including bootstrapping, micro-enterprise, mini-preneurship, intrapreneurship as well as corporate entrepreneurship. The focus is on innovation and entrepreneurship in relation to both product and process, and is suitable for those working as individuals or within organisations.

Availability

Session 2 (60)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Online
Albury-Wodonga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: MGT537. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Management and Marketing

Enrolment Restrictions

Available for postgraduate students only

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify and critique current theory and research in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial behaviour;
  • be able to identify and evaluate individual and organisational entrepreneurial opportunities;
  • be able to assess the value proposition of an entrepreneurial idea, project or venture;
  • be able to prepare and present an entrepreneurial venture plan and pitch; and
  • be able to recommend growth and/or harvest strategies for entrepreneurial projects or ventures.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Entrepreneurship: Definition and Evolution
  • Entrepreneurial mindset/thinking: Individuals and Organisations
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Developing entrepreneurial ventures
  • Capital and funding
  • Planning and pitching
  • Growth, valuation and harvest

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of MGT537 in Session 3 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Title
Value %
1
What is entrepreneurship?
25
2
Thinking about a venture
25
3
Finance, growth and planning
25
4
Formal business plan or business model cavas
25

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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