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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 2086

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
167741

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)
Study Period 3
Study Period 6

Course aim

The aim of this course is to give students insights into the underlying principles and concepts of entrepreneurship, and its practical role in creating enterprises, whether in the for-profit sector or in the field of social entrepreneurship.

Course content

Ideas and opportunities for entrepreneurship and innovation; generating and screening new venture ideas in social and commercial contexts; product or service positioning and targeting; target market selection and evaluation; assessing entrepreneurial risk; the entrepreneurial process; organising the range of resources needed to create a new venture; ethical considerations; developing a practical feasibility study for a new venture idea.

Textbooks

Frederick H, O'Connor A & Kuratko D 2018, Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice, 5th ed, Asia-Pacific Edition, Cengage Learning , South Melbourne, VIC.

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2000 words 45% n/a
Project 2500 words 55% n/a

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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