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BU2005 - Entrepreneurship

Credit points: 3
Year: 2010
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business

This subject is designed to provide an overall introduction to entrepreneurship, from a theoretical to a process application of its principles. Topics covered include: definitions of entrepreneurship, nature and importance of entrepreneurs, the advantages and disadvantages of being an entrepreneur, types of entrepreneurs, legal issues for entrepreneurs, the sources of capital and legal forms of ownership. The subject will also look at the available sources of; information, funding, grants, advice, business tools, and other aids, in both public and private domain, for entrepreneurs.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the fundamentals, concepts and processes of entrepreneurship;
  • appreciation of and an understanding of the entrepreneurial perspective;
  • gain an understanding of risk and risk management;
  • explore and understand the contemporary challenges for the entrepreneur and their venture.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • An understanding of the economic, legal, ethical, social and cultural issues involved in the use of information;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to manage future career and personal development;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to work with people of different gender, age, ethnicity, culture, religion and political persuasion;
  • The ability to work individually and independently;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies;
  • The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically.
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Combinations:
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Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 10
Census Date 09-Dec-2010
Face to face teaching 22-Nov-2010 to 01-Dec-2010 (face-to-face teaching dates are - 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 Nov and 1 Dec. NO FINAL EXAM.)
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars - - Lectorials
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20% - 40%); presentations (5% - 10%); creative journal (20% - 40%); assignments (25% - 30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 08-Jul-2010
Face to face teaching 06-Jul-2010 to 15-Jul-2010 (face-to-face teaching dates are - 6,7,8,13,14,15 July. NO FINAL EXAM.)
Coordinator: Dr Boaz Bernstein
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars - - Lectorials
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20% - 40%); presentations (5% - 10%); creative journal (20% - 40%); assignments (25% - 30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Cairns, Block, Study Period 10
Census Date 09-Dec-2010
Face to face teaching 29-Nov-2010 to 08-Dec-2010 (Face-to-face teaching dates are - 29 & 30 Nov; 1, 6, 7 & 8 Dec. NO FINAL EXAM.)
Coord/Lect: Mr Roy Wybrow.
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars - Lectorials
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20% - 40%); presentations (5% - 10%); creative journal (20% - 40%); assignments (25% - 30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 22-Jul-2010
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars - Lectorials
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20% - 40%); presentations (5% - 10%); creative journal (20% - 40%); simulation activity - report (25% - 30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 25-Mar-2010
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars - Lectorials
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20% - 40%); presentations (5% - 10%); creative journal (20% - 40%); simulation activity - report (25% - 30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 18-Nov-2010
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars - Lectorials
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20% - 40%); presentations (5% - 10%); creative journal (20% - 40%); simulation activity - report (25% - 30%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 15-Apr-2010
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars - Lectorials
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20% - 40%); presentations (5% - 10%); creative journal (20% - 40%); simulation activity - report (25% - 30%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 12-Aug-2010
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars - Lectorials
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20% - 40%); presentations (5% - 10%); creative journal (20% - 40%); simulation activity - report (25% - 30%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 09-Dec-2010
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars - Lectorials
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20% - 40%); presentations (5% - 10%); creative journal (20% - 40%); simulation activity - report (25% - 30%).

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.