Course Title: The Entrepreneurial Process

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: The Entrepreneurial Process

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM1311

City Campus

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017

BUSM2306

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh 1 08,
Offsh 3 08,
Offsh 1 09,
Offsh 3 09,
Offsh 1 10,
Offsh 3 10,
Offsh 1 11,
Offsh 3 11,
Offsh1 12,
Offsh3 12,
Offsh1 13,
Offsh3 13,
Offsh1 14,
Offsh3 14,
Offsh1 15,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh1 16,
Offsh3 16,
Offsh1 17

BUSM3299

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Viet3 2009,
Viet1 2010,
Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010,
Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet2 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet1 2014,
Viet2 2014,
Viet3 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet2 2016,
Viet3 2016,
Viet1 2017,
Viet3 2017

BUSM4191

Hong Kong Management Associatn

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 12

BUSM4399

Universitas Pelita Harapan

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 15,
Offsh3 16

Course Coordinator: Dr. Afreen Huq

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 99255198

Course Coordinator Email: afreen.huq@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Building 80, Level 9, Room 59

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This course focuses on developing your entrepreneurial mindset and introducing you to the underlying concepts and principles that explain entrepreneurship. You will learn that an entrepreneurial edge can be developed in individuals. You will also learn that entrepreneurship involves developing “living” businesses, where all aspects of the business need to be developed simultaneously to achieve the desired goals. You will experience the complexity of issues that shape organisations, their development and management.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Apply core concepts underpinning entrepreneurship to support continuous personal and professional development
  2. Adapt knowledge of the critical elements of the venture creation process in diverse contexts
  3. Apply knowledge of the forces within the regulatory, industry and community environment to predict a business’s viability
  4. Apply knowledge of a business plan in sourcing potential investments for venture start-up
  5. Apply knowledge of ethical and sustainable business practices in new venture initiatives
  6. Demonstrate cognitive skills to independently review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise research data to evaluate viability of a business opportunity
  7. Demonstrate team building and communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of ideas in a variety of business and professional contexts


Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning will occur through a variety of experiences, which include lectures, in-class activities, independent study and opportunities for formative feedback. You will be expected to make a commitment to actively and constructively participate in class-room discussions and other activities in addition to weekly reading and careful planning of assessment tasks.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT Studies\Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 5

Assessment Task 2: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Assessment Task 3: 20%
Linked CLOs: 2, 3, 4, 6

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.