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Strategy and Entrepreneurship

02 September 2023

Strategy and Entrepreneurship are high-level business activities that drive critical business decisions, overall direction, and profit. Entrepreneurship focuses on how to recognise and exploit business opportunities by innovating, leveraging risk, and taking competitive action. Find out about studying Strategy and Entrepreneurship at UC.


Strategy and Entrepreneurship focuses on the overall development of businesses, involving the process of identifying objectives, developing plans to achieve these, and allocating resources in order to grow business.


Minor in Entrepreneurship

UC also offers a minor in Entrepreneurship within multiple degrees to complement your major subject with study in business growth and opportunity. This can increase your knowledge and potentially employability in an industry that interests you.

See also Innovation minor studies.


What will you learn?
  • Learn to recognise opportunities and develop core business skills in planning, project management, and teamwork.
  • Explore business at all levels, including individually-owned small businesses, social enterprise, high-tech focused startups, and large corporations using innovation to gain advantage.
  • Gain real-world experience and make connections with businesses and the community through business case competitions.
  • UC is home to Te Pokapū Rakahinonga | UC Centre for Entrepreneurship — join a community of like-minded students and staff, access useful resources, learn how to set up a new business venture, gain experience, or take on an internship.


Strategy and Entrepreneurship major

For the major in the Bachelor of Commerce, complete the following courses:




For the complete three-year Bachelor of Commerce Strategy and Entrepreneurship major degree plan, go to Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School website.


Entrepreneurship minor

For the minor in the Bachelor of Arts, Commerce, Digital Screen, Health Sciences, Science, Social and Environmental Sustainability, Sport, or Youth and Community Leadership, complete the following courses:




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