Micro Unit - The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit: A Masterclass in Getting from Idea to Start Up
This Microcredential unit investigates that bringing a great business idea is more than just luck. There are well-honed tools that can help you to craft a good concept into a great business. The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit is a hands-on guide to taking your business idea from concept to reality.
You will work with Swinburne’s experts on entrepreneurship and innovation to craft a business idea into an actionable plan using a range tools including business model canvas, lean startup methodology and communicating your ideas to peers and mentors for feedback and further refinement. The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit is suitable to both entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, whether you’re working on a commercial start up or a social enterprise.
Who should attend?
Anyone looking to build on their entrepreneurial skills and to increase creativity and innovation in their workplace.
40 hours(see Course Details section)
Face-to-face, Live online
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Microcredential Explained - Opportunity Discovery, Creativity and Design
Gain credit for the matched unit ENT60009 Opportunity Discovery, Creativity and Design at higher education courses that this unit forms part of.
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Our Live Online delivery
Our Live Online delivery is a dynamic, engaging and interactive way to learn remotely. It’s just like face to face but with the added benefits of digital technology. Your facilitator will present in real-time, and you will be able to participate in group discussions and collaborate on exercises and group activities using our interactive platforms.
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Topics covered in this Microcredential unit:
- Business plan on a page
- Business model canvas
- Effectively using data and research sources to build a robust business case
- Lean start up methodology
- Steps to preparing a successful pitch
- Techniques to present a compelling business pitch
- Answering critics
- Minimal Viable Product (MVP) and rapid prototyping
- Individual presentation
Further study and pathways
Completing this Micro unit with the assessment will provide 2 Micro credits towards completing a Microcredential.
This unit is one of three Micro units that equate to ENT60009 Opportunity Discovery, Creativity and Design. Completing all three Micro units listed below will result in completing the ENT60009 unit that will provide a unit exemption towards your higher education learning.
ENTM00001 Cultivating Creativity
ENTM00002 Creating Exceptional Experiences: Designing Products and Services that Meet People’s Needs
ENTM00003 The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit: A Masterclass in Getting from Idea to Start Up
Live Online = 8 hours
Online (directed online learning) = 4 hours
Unspecified Learning Activities (Independent learning) = 28 hours
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
- Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of concepts, techniques and tools of entrepreneurship and innovation
- Communicate and sell innovative new business ideas successfully
- Apply the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and plan to operationalise a business
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Microcredential Overview - Opportunity Discovery, Creativity and Design
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