Course Title: Global Entrepreneurship
Part A: Course Overview
Course Title: Global Entrepreneurship
Credit Points: 12.00
Course Coordinator: Dr Sol Abdulhak
Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 0370
Course Coordinator Email: Sol.email@example.com
Course Coordinator Location: Building 80, Level 9, Room 047
Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
In today’s dynamic and globally integrated market, international entrepreneurship has become increasingly significant for modern businesses to succeed. In this course, you will learn the unique skills and knowledge needed to start and grow a new venture in a global context. This includes identifying and evaluating global business opportunities and challenges, understanding the pressures faced by new-ventures and learning the strategies and tools available for successful international growth. The aim of this course is to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities of starting a new business in a global context and the knowledge and innovative tools necessary for success.
Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development
On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
CLO1: Demonstrate a comprehensive and advanced understanding of the contextualised elements of new- ventures and the innovative strategies and tools available for them to succeed in a global context.
CLO2: Identify, critically analyse and evaluate the unique opportunities and challenges new-venture entrepreneurs face in a global context.
CLO3: Integrate the knowledge, skills and tools needed to address the unique problems faced by new ventures when expanding and operating internationally.
CLO4: Collaborate with a team to critically evaluate local and international business trends and synthesise strategies to achieve growth and sustainable advantages for new ventures in foreign markets.
Overview of Learning Activities
This course is comprised of three parts with eleven core modules on global entrepreneurship. You are expected to complete two individual assessments and one within a group. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities, including in-class and online activities; prescribed readings; analysing video material; case studies; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; in-class discussions and presentations; collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects. As a course that focuses on the intersection of international business and entrepreneurship, you will participate in authentic assessments by applying your entrepreneurial skills to a real-life case study. You will also have the opportunity to interview an international entrepreneur and gain insight from their experiences engaging in the cross border process.
Overview of Learning Resources
Various learning resources are available online through the RMIT Learning Hub (Canvas). These include seminar slides, assessment details, links to relevant internet information, readings and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers.
RMIT Library provides extensive resources, services and study spaces. All RMIT students have access to scholarly resources including course related material, books, e-books, journals and databases.
Computers and printers are available at every Library. You can access the Internet and Library e-resources. You can also access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.
Contact: Ask the Library for assistance and information on Library resources and services: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library. Study support is available for assistance with assignment preparation, academic writing, information literacy, referencing, maths and
study skills. Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and 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: 20%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2
Assessment Task 2: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3
Assessment Task 3: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.