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LB5222 - Technopreneurship: the E entrepreneur

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
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

  • presentations (50%)
  • youtube video (25%)
  • poster presentation (25%).

Availabilities

Townsville, Intensive, Study Period 4
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching 30-Mar-2020 to 19-Apr-2020 (Pre Course Briefing: 6-9pm Monday 30th March; 6-9pm Fri 3 April, 9-5pm Sat 4 & Sun 5 April & 6-9pm Fri 17 April, 9-5pm Sat 18 & Sun 19 April 2020)
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Intensive, Study Period 4
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching 30-Mar-2020 to 19-Apr-2020 (Pre Course Briefing: 6-9pm Monday 30th March; 6-9pm Fri 3 April, 9-5pm Sat 4 & Sun 5 April & 6-9pm Fri 17 April, 9-5pm Sat 18 & Sun 19 April 2020)
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 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.