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LB5222 - Technopreneurship: the E entrepreneur

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject explores the phenomenon of entrepreneurship in technology. It involves starting a technology venture in the hope of making a profit. The technology entrepreneur, also known as a technopreneur, is a person who identifies a technology-based opportunity and creates a business opportunity from an idea based on technology, innovates through commercialising based upon a robust business model. This subject explores how the technology venture is designed, developed and enhances technology products and services. Such innovative technologies will include but is not limited to defense, securities, space and flight, web technologies, electronic devices, mobile solutions, medicine and automation solutions, energy, nano technologies and applications, new technologies, robotics, gamification and applications , SNS connectivities and communications, automations, foods and yields, engineering, and medical technovative breakthrough solutions.

Learning Outcomes

  • appraise entrepreneurial creativity and innovation in a technological context;
  • evaluate how an opportunity is identified and developed successfully in a technological context;
  • select and justify an optimum business model for technological product development and commercialization.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Poster - (25%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Multimedia production - (25%) - Group & Individual
  • Technovation project, presentation and feasibility report - (50%) - Group & Individual.

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 6, Intensive
Census Date 16-Jun-2022
Face to face teaching 03-Jun-2022 to 26-Jun-2022 (6-9pm Fri 3rd, 9am-5pm Sat 4th & Sun 5th June & 6-9pm Fri 24th, 9-5pm Sat 25th & Sun 26th June 2022)
Coord/Lect: Dr Marcus Powe.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 6, Intensive
Census Date 16-Jun-2022
Face to face teaching 03-Jun-2022 to 26-Jun-2022 (6-9pm Fri 3rd, 9am-5pm Sat 4th & Sun 5th June & 6-9pm Fri 24th, 9-5pm Sat 25th & Sun 26th June 2022)
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.