MGT311 Global Entrepreneurship (8)

This subject provides an opportunity for students to develop and evaluate entrepreneurial ideas, projects and ventures. This subject combines the application of entrepreneurial theory with practical business management knowledge. The subject explores the concepts of lean start-ups, the business model canvas, business plans, and feasibility studies and considers a range of entrepreneurial contexts including micro -enterprises, family and small businesses, and organisational entrepreneurship.


Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Jilin Uni- Finance & Economics
Tianjin University of Commerce
Term 1 (75)
On Campus
Yangzhou University
Yunnan Uni-Finance & Economics

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: MGT311. 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



One session


School of Management and Marketing

Enrolment Restrictions

Available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Business Studies China

Subject Relationships

MGT307 Overlapping content.

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify and analyse current theory and research in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial behaviour;
  • be able to recognise and evaluate the opportunities for an entrepreneurial idea and assess its viability for development;
  • be able to identify and evaluate start-up processes to a lean business model and apply to a potential start-up idea;
  • be able to develop and present a business plan or business model canvas for an entrepreneurial venture or initiative that is appropriate for different audiences within an organisation;
  • be able to develop and present a pitch of a business idea for a start-up for potential investors; and
  • be able to make recommendations for an entrepreneurial project or venture based on sound and justified evidence.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Entrepreneurship: definition and evolution
  • Entrepreneurial mindset/thinking: Individuals and organisations
  • Start-ups vs. Small Businesses
  • Developing entrepreneurial ventures
  • Finance and funding
  • Planning and pitching
  • Growth, valuation and harvest

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of MGT311 in Term 3 2020. 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
Value %
Final exam

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.