JCU Australia logo

Subject Search

LB5222 - Technopreneurship: the E entrepreneur

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
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

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (50%) - Group & Individual
  • Written > Poster - (25%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Multimedia production - (25%) - Group & Individual.

Availabilities

Townsville, Intensive, Study Period 6
Census Date 17-Jun-2021
Face to face teaching 07-Jun-2021 to 17-Jun-2021 (Pre Course Briefing: 6-9pm Monday 7th June; 6-9pm Fri 11th, 9-5pm Sat 12th & Sun 13th June & 6-9pm Fri 18th, 9-5pm Sat 19th & Sun 20th June 2021)
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Intensive, Study Period 6
Census Date 17-Jun-2021
Face to face teaching 07-Jun-2021 to 20-Jun-2021 (Pre Course Briefing: 6-9pm Monday 7th June; 6-9pm Fri 11th, 9-5pm Sat 12th & Sun 13th June & 6-9pm Fri 18th, 9-5pm Sat 19th & Sun 20th June 2021)
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.