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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management (MBS673)

Organisational Unit Business
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
DUBAI-ISC: TSD-internal
KAPLAN-MMR: TJB-internal, TSB-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description The unit explores entrepreneurial creativity. It considers innovation and why it matters. You review social, international and sustainable innovation and sustainable innovation. The unit then focuses on identifying opportunity; reviewing entrepreneurial creativity, sources of innovation and search strategies. The unit then focuses on building a business case and considers the power of networks. Finally, you focus on the development of products and services, the steps needed to create new ventures, talent development and how an enterprise can be grown.
Unit Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of the unit, students will be able to:
1.1 Demonstrate knowledge of entrepreneurship and innovation management.
1.2 Apply knowledge of entrepreneurship and innovation management to create viable product or service concepts and design creative entrepreneurial venture propositions.
2. Exhibit effective communication skills
3. Evaluate issues or problems and develop evidence-based conclusions relevant to an entrepreneurial context.
4. Demonstrate the capability to engage in lifelong learning.
Timetabled Learning Activities Seminars (South Street): All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 30 hours of structured learning. Structured learning may include lectures, face-to-face seminars, workshops, online activities, consultations and coaching sessions. Some units may be delivered in an intensive mode. Students should refer to the published timetable, and Unit Guide for specific information about the timetabling of this unit.
Seminars (TNE):6 sessions at 3.5 hours per session X 1 revision session at 3 hours.
All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 30 hours of structured learning.
Unit Learning Experiences The unit is delivered using blended learning design features with core units materials provided in a digital format. This is enhanced by self-directed learning to further develop skills and application of knowledge to practical and current issues.
Assessment Assessment for this unit is conducted in accordance with the Murdoch University Assessment Policy. The aim of the assessment process is for you to consolidate your learning, and to demonstrate that you have assimilated the principles and concepts required for this unit.

Assignment 1: Group Prototype Design (20%)
Assignment 2a: Individual Video Presentation (30%)
Assignment 2b: Group Crowd-Funding Business Proposal (50%)
Prerequisites Enrolment in a graduate-level course.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed MBS629 Entrepreneurship and Innovations Management may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Previously 2013: MBS629
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GradCertBusAdmin)
Graduate Diploma in Engineering (GradDipEng)
Master of Business Administration (Global) (MBA(Global))
Master of Business Administration (MBA) [New in 2016]
Master of Engineering (ME)
Master of Health Administration, Policy and Leadership (MHAPL) [New in 2016]
Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


Unit Coordinator
Dr Simon Minaee
Lecturer in Management

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2769
e: S.Minaee@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.013 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts

Ms Carole Brady

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2889
e: C.Brady@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.027 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus

MURDOCH: S1-External
MURDOCH: S1-Internal
Dr Simon Minaee
Lecturer in Management

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2769
e: S.Minaee@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.013 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus
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