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BCFN01-020: Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Description

This subject will help students develop an entrepreneurial mindset. To identify an opportunity and successfully pursue it requires the ability to blend innovation with sound business practices. As a result, students will explore different sources of business opportunity, principles of creativity and innovation, marketing strategy, financial analysis, and obstacles facing entrepreneurial ventures. The creative and analytical skills developed in this subject will provide students with an entrepreneurial way of thinking that will serve as the foundation for successful entrepreneurial business owners, managers or employees.

Subject details

TypePathways
CodeBCFN01-020
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond University College
Semesters offered
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • University Preparation & Diploma
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $3,500
  • Commencing in 2020: $3,680

Learning outcomes

1. Identify and describe the principles of entrepreneurship and innovation and summarise their impact on an entrepreneur's decision-making process.
2. Recognise and explain the importance of a business plan and demonstrate proper development and formatting of a feasibility analysis.
3. Differentiate and analyse the components of a marketing plan and the principles of smart selling and effective customer service.
4. Calculate start-up, fixed and variable costs, and evaluate financial statements and strategies.
5. Identify and examine structural and regulatory challenges facing entrepreneurial ventures.
6. Discuss and apply entrepreneurship principles to practical examples, working independently and collaboratively.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start14/01/2019
Cancellation 1?28/01/2019
Cancellation 2?04/02/2019
Last enrolment27/01/2019
Withdraw – Financial?09/02/2019
Withdraw – Academic?02/03/2019
Teaching census?08/02/2019
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2019
Semester start13/05/2019
Subject start13/05/2019
Cancellation 1?27/05/2019
Cancellation 2?03/06/2019
Last enrolment26/05/2019
Withdraw – Financial?08/06/2019
Withdraw – Academic?29/06/2019
Teaching census?07/06/2019
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start09/09/2019
Cancellation 1?23/09/2019
Cancellation 2?30/09/2019
Last enrolment22/09/2019
Withdraw – Financial?05/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?26/10/2019
Teaching census?04/10/2019