Venture in Action

ENT80031 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

2 Mar 20 - 31 May 20

7 Jul 20

Last self enrolment:
15 Mar 20

31 Mar 20

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Apr 20

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20

Last withdraw without fail:
18 Sep 20


75 Credit Points, plus interview with course director for non -core students


Anti-requisites :
Completion of a unit that is very similar in content or the content overlaps with another unit. 

Aims and objectives

This unit is a part of the AGSE suite of courses.
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.
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.

Courses with unit

This unit is part of the Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship (AGSE) suite of courses