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LB5222 - Technopreneurship: the E entrepreneur

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

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.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Professor John Hamilton.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentations (50%); poster presentation (25%); youtube video (25%).

Townsville, Block, Study Period 8
Census Date 21-Aug-2014
Face to face teaching 29-Aug-2014 to 14-Sep-2014 (Fri 29/8 6pm- 9pm, Sat 30/8 & Sun 31/8 9am- 5pm AND Fri 12/9 6pm- 9pm, Sat 13/9 & Sun 14/9 9am- 5pm)
Coordinator: Professor John Hamilton
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: presentations (50%); poster presentation (25%); youtube video (25%).

Cairns, Block, Study Period 8
Census Date 21-Aug-2014
Face to face teaching 29-Aug-2014 to 14-Sep-2014 (Fri 29/8 6pm- 9pm, Sat 30/8 & Sun 31/8 9am- 5pm AND Fri 12/9 6pm- 9pm, Sat 13/9 & Sun 14/9 9am- 5pm)
Coord/Lect: Professor John Hamilton.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: presentations (50%); poster presentation (25%); youtube video (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 14-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Professor John Hamilton
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: presentations (50%); poster presentation (25%); youtube video (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: presentations (50%); poster presentation (25%); youtube video (25%).

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.