Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Major (0038)

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0038

Previous Code:  SP2011.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs:  Yes.  Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.

Developing innovation and entrepreneurial capability is essential for small, medium and large businesses. This specialisation introduces students to practical and applied knowledge supported by theory, concepts, frameworks for understanding and developing innovation and entrepreneurial thought, capability, infrastructure and platforms. Students will be exposed to leadership and approaches to the development of new products, services, processes and business models and introduced to ideation as an approach for developing ideas into possible innovative products, services, applications and processes. Students will be exposed to a variety of brainstorming, creativity and foresight methods and tools, with emphasis on scenario planning methods.


Campus Mode Advice
Parramatta City Campus - Macquarie Street Internal Dr Laurel Jackson

Major Structure

Students must successfully complete 60 credit points as listed below.

Subject Title Credit Points
BUSM 7028Entrepreneurial Management Capabilities10
BUSM 7040Governance, Ethics and Social Entrepreneurship10
BUSM 7048Innovation, Creativity and Foresight10
BUSM 7046Innovation for New Markets10
BUSM 7045Innovation Through Digital Technology10
BUSM 7072New Venture Finance10
Total Credit Points60