Opportunity Discovery

ENT60006 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours

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

2022 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
11 Jul 22 - 9 Oct 22

Results:
1 Nov 22

Last self enrolment:
24 Jul 22

Census:
5 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
26 Aug 22

More teaching periods
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

Results:
6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

Census:
31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22


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.  

After successfully completing this unit, you 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