Venture in Action

ENT80031 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • 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

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

Dates:
31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

Results:
5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

Census:
31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


Prerequisites

100 Credit Points  

Aims and objectives

This unit concentrates on developing students' understanding of their own ability to lead, manage and launch an enterprise as it moves through stages of growth. This is a capstone style unit where students go through the experience of getting a venture to market and beyond. In groups, the students will start a business and generate market traction. This unit aims to enable students to execute on their innovative business idea in the market taking into consideration a strategic exit.
 
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Apply coherent, advanced and integrated knowledge of entrepreneurship skills, techniques and processes applicable to the latest theoretical and practice based underpinnings of entrepreneurship and innovation. 
2. Apply the models and frameworks of entrepreneurial growth venture evaluation. 
3. Critically evaluate innovative new venture funding options. 
4. Critically analyse exit and harvest strategies appropriate to contextual situations. 
5. Work collaboratively in groups as members and leaders of teams.