Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BUMGT5977)

This course aims to develop students' creative, strategic, and interpersonal capabilities to successfully launch new innovations within existing companies and to create and grow entrepreneurial initiatives from scratch. The course is designed to be highly interactive and hands-on, with an emphasis on collaboration and real-world engagement. Guest speakers from local industries and enterprises will provide personal insights into the approaches, motivations, and resources that have served their own entrepreneurial journeys. Students will unpack case studies and situational problems in order to link theoretical models with the dynamism of innovation processes. The course also explores the emerging field of social entrepreneurship to discover its potential as a vehicle for positive social impact and how it is being applied by organisations across all sectors. Facilitated group work will encourage students to collectively initiate and test new value propositions as they plan an entrepreneurial venture. Reflexive exercises will support students to contemplate what inspires them, to develop greater self-understanding into their own purpose, and to adopt a systems lens to unpack complex challenges in new ways.

For further information regarding the course please refer to the Course Outline found at the following link.

Credit point 15
EFTSL 0.125
Band4(GF3)

Commonwealth supported place

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2021 contribution amount - commencing student* $1,828 2021 contribution amount - grandfathered student* $1,432

* excluding students enrolled in a Postgraduate Clinical Psychology, Professional Pathway Psychology or Professional Pathway Social Work program. For accredited program and student contribution information please visit our CSP page.

Note: Due to the Job-ready Graduates Package new funding clusters and contribution amounts will take effect in the 2021 academic year. Grandfathering arrangements will be in place for students who would see an increase in their contribution amounts. Under these arrangements, students who commenced their course of study before 1 January 2021 facing increased student contribution amounts for a unit, will instead have their student contribution and Australian Government contribution amounts remain as they were under the previous arrangements (with existing rates being indexed by CPI each year). If continuing students are enrolled in units that will see their student contribution amount lowered, their student contributions will be the lowered amount

Domestic full fee paying

Domestic postgraduate tuition fees are program-based annual fees and the subject fee you pay will vary according to the degree you are studying. Please visit student fees website to find out more about domestic tuition fees and view the relevant fee schedule

International full fee paying

International tuition fees are program-based annual fees and the subject fee you pay will vary according to the degree you are studying. Please visit student fees website to find out more about international tuition fees and view the relevant fee schedule

Semester census dates

It is important to check course delivery details including location and census date, prior to making desicions about enrolment. Detailed semester, teaching locations and census date information can be found on HE Census Dates and Teaching Period page.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer semester
Semesters Calendar
31 March 2021
31 August 2021
10 December 2021
Trimester Calendar
16 April 2021
13 August 2021
10 December 2021