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The main focus of this course is the independent entrepreneur as business founder. The course covers the nature of new business ventures, why many fail, family firms, and how new small businesses are financed. Case studies are used extensively and students must also produce their own business proposal and business plan. This course is highly recommended for those students interested in competing in the Entre $85K Challenge.
This course forms part of the B.Com major in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, and the B.Com minor in Entrepreneurship. It is complemented by MGMT324 International Entrepreneurship and MGMT343 Social Entrepreneurship. Students with a passion for developing their own ventures should consider taking INOV290 and / or participating in the Entré $85K Challenge.WorkloadThe estimated workload breakdown for MGMT342 is:Lectures: 24 hoursCase analysis: 8 hoursIndividual reflections: 48 hoursGroup Assignment: 48 hoursLecture Preparation: 22 hoursTotal: 150 hours
Know how to make sense of the entrepreneurial opportunity landscape;Understand how strategic and entrepreneurial thinking applies in new ventures;Be able to critically evaluate approaches to corporate entrepreneurship;Discuss the merits of different new venture pathways; Appreciate the role of different forms of new venture funding;Understand the components of new venture business plans;Evaluate the financial performance of new ventures;Discuss the factors leading to new venture growth and failure; Appreciate the complexity of running new ventures via role play.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Engaged with the community
Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
(1) ACCT102; and (2) A further 45 points at 200-level or above
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Kuratko, Donald F;
Entrepreneurship : theory, process, practice
Cengage Learning, 2018.
Learning resources posted on LEARN.
Domestic fee $868.00
International fee $4,075.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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