Entrepreneurship and Opportunity

ENT10001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 hours face to face + blended

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

2023 teaching periods



Higher Ed. Semester 2

19 Jun 23 - 30 Jul 23

15 Aug 23

Last self enrolment:
19 Jun 23

30 Jun 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Jul 23

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

Aims and objectives

This unit will introduce students to entrepreneurship and develop an entrepreneurial mindset and explore opportunities. The unit examines the entrepreneurial process and the contexts in which it can be applied, including startups, corporations (intrapreneurship) and the social sector. Key objectives are to introduce students to entrepreneurship by putting their knowledge into practice, through activities and assessments that require them to think like an entrepreneur.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Understand and explain various forms of entrepreneurship and their application in Australian and global contexts. 
2. Identify characteristics of ideas and opportunities and analyse strengths and weaknesses in the process of transforming an idea into an opportunity. 
3. Explore characteristics, mindset and skills of entrepreneurs and reflect on how this can be applied in their own situation. 
4. Work collaboratively to explore and interpret challenges of entrepreneurial ventures.