Opportunity Discovery, Creativity and Design

ENT60009 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

2019 teaching periods

Hawthorn

HB3  HE Block 3 HB5  HE Block 5

Start date:
13 May 19

End date:
23 Jun 19

Results:
23 Jul 19

Last self enrolment:
13 May 19

Census:
24 May 19

Last withdraw without fail
7 Jun 19

Start date:
15 Jul 19

End date:
25 Aug 19

Results:
1 Oct 19

Last self enrolment:
15 Jul 19

Census:
26 Jul 19

Last withdraw without fail
9 Aug 19

Higher Ed. Semester 2 HT3  Term 3

Start date:
5 Aug 19

End date:
3 Nov 19

Results:
10 Dec 19

Last self enrolment:
18 Aug 19

Census:
31 Aug 19

Last withdraw without fail
20 Sep 19

Start date:
5 Aug 19

End date:
15 Sep 19

Results:
15 Oct 19

Last self enrolment:
5 Aug 19

Census:
16 Aug 19

Last withdraw without fail
30 Aug 19

HT4  Term 4

Start date:
23 Sep 19

End date:
3 Nov 19

Results:
10 Dec 19

Last self enrolment:
23 Sep 19

Census:
11 Oct 19

Last withdraw without fail
18 Oct 19


Prerequisites

Anti-requisite
Completion of a unit that is very similar in content or the content overlaps with another unit.
 
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Aims and objectives

This unit provides the fundamental knowledge base and skills necessary for anyone wishing to study or work as an innovator and/or entrepreneur. The processes and evaluation techniques taught in this unit can be applied to entrepreneurship and innovation in any context: new businesses, existing businesses (small or large), not-for-profit, public service. The unit aims to critically reflect on real world innovations and entrepreneurial practice using key ideas, concepts, models, procedures, tools, methods and literature in the innovation and entrepreneurship disciplinary environment. Design and discovery principles are applied in order to discover and test product-market fit.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Apply coherent and advanced knowledge concepts, techniques and tools in regards to discovery and development of entrepreneurial opportunities
2. Apply the fundamentals of entrepreneurship to develop business skills and apply for customer development.
3. Critically analyse business models in startup development and develop skills in building business models
4. Demonstrate integrity, ethical conduct, accountability, respect and a developing awareness of professional practices and cultural norms in a global and sustainable context
5. Work collaboratively in groups analysing, presenting and applying a range of startup tools in order to discover and develop the opportunity
 

Courses with unit

This unit is a common core unit across all degrees in Swinburne’s Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship.