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BUSN13-300: Silicon Valley Study Tour


The Silicon Valley Study Tour enables students to explore the field of entrepreneurship and innovation through a highly experiential educational experience combining the in-depth study of creativity and innovation with site visits, and discussions with representatives from some of the world's most innovative companies. Focusing on the cultural and systemic enablers of innovation, students will see first-hand the way in which companies drive creativity and entrepreneurial outcomes. The subject centres around an international tour visiting a range of business entities, including small start-ups, accelerators and co-working spaces, and large multinational firms. The highly collaborative learning environment allows an intense, work-integrated educational experience that may be a highlight of students’ Bond experience.

Subject details

FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,260
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,260

Learning outcomes

1. Experience a region that has been a major driver of innovation for the past 40 years, gaining an understanding of the ecosystem enablers of innovation and entrepreneurship
2. Gain insight into the cultural and systemic enablers of innovation within firms at different stages of the corporate life cycle
3. Develop an awareness of the challenges experienced by startup firms, and how successful startups navigate these challenges
4. Appreciate the opportunities available to and difficulties faced by Australian firms attempting to innovate globally

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Enrolment into this subject requires approval by the Program Director + Additional Costs.

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