Entrepreneurial Mindset, New Ventures and Innovation

ENT70018 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent 

Contact hours

  • 36 hours face to face + blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods


HB3  HE Block 3

HT3  Term 3

8 May 23 - 18 Jun 23

18 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
8 May 23

19 May 23

Last withdraw without fail:
2 Jun 23

31 Jul 23 - 10 Sep 23

10 Oct 23

Last self enrolment:
31 Jul 23

11 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Aug 23

Aims and objectives

This unit introduces the principles associated with assessing possible venture opportunities, including innovation processes that lead to new ventures and/or corporate renewal and revitalisation. The unit covers the role of entrepreneurial behaviour (mindset), intention and intuition in identifying and developing new ventures. It examines areas including the role of innovation for growth and wealth creation, effective innovation processes and the associated management issues. Emphasis is placed on developing an organisational innovation culture committed to delivering customer recognised value in the market place. Students will apply several practical tools to facilitate the innovation process
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of new venture creation and innovation and the corporate lifecycle
2. Critically evaluate how established corporations can renew and revitalise through innovation and corporate activities
3. Critically evaluate the role of creative individuals on the corporate environment
4. Communicate proficiently in a professional manner as a member or leader of a group of people