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GMBA70-306: Business Planning for Entrepreneurial Ventures Part A


Entrepreneurial thought and action are increasingly necessary skills in the design, development and execution of any business. They are particularly valuable in the process of business planning for both current and future ventures. The objective of this subject is to introduce you to the fundamentals of entrepreneurial management as well as the mindsets, tools, resources and critical action steps that can (and should) be applied to the process of business planning. This is an interactive and highly experiential subject. Your learnings will be based on readings, case studies and in-class discussions that will present a series of concepts, frameworks and heuristics to help you understand the process, challenges and opportunities of managing entrepreneurially in organisations of all sizes and types. In a collaborative team environment, you will use your learnings to identify a business opportunity of your choice and develop a lean business plan. You will also outline the next steps and stages you will need in order to develop a comprehensive plan (which you will complete in Business Planning for Entrepreneurial Ventures Part B).

Subject details

FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
  • January 2023 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
  • September 2023 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce

Learning outcomes

1. Explain the fundamentals of entrepreneurial thought and action 2. Demonstrate effective collaborative cooperative and successful teamwork 3. Apply principles of entrepreneurial planning as a critical driving force in new and existing venture success 4. Demonstrate knowledge and use of a range of tools and frameworks for human-centred business modelling and planning 5. Apply a range of theoretical frameworks in designing and developing a lean business plan and explain the difference between a lean and full-form plan

Enrolment requirements

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Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

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

Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT
Enrolment opens18/07/2021
Semester start01/09/2021
Subject start03/01/2022
Cancellation 1?05/01/2022
Cancellation 2?06/01/2022
Last enrolment03/01/2022
Withdraw – Financial?07/01/2022
Withdraw – Academic?09/01/2022
Teaching census?06/01/2022
Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT
Enrolment opens14/11/2021
Semester start01/01/2022
Subject start25/04/2022
Cancellation 1?30/04/2022
Cancellation 2?01/05/2022
Last enrolment28/04/2022
Withdraw – Financial?04/05/2022
Withdraw – Academic?08/05/2022
Teaching census?03/05/2022
Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT
Enrolment opens20/03/2022
Semester start01/05/2022
Subject start29/08/2022
Cancellation 1?31/08/2022
Cancellation 2?01/09/2022
Last enrolment29/08/2022
Withdraw – Financial?02/09/2022
Withdraw – Academic?04/09/2022
Teaching census?01/09/2022