Technology Entrepreneurship, Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0261

Previous Code: M3126.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

The Technology Entrepreneurship major is focused on guiding students through all stages of turning their innovative idea into a start-up company. In an entrepreneurial ecosystem, you will learn the knowledge and techniques for opportunity discovery, impact analysis, customer analysis, strategic team-building and leadership, the psychology and ethics of the start-up, funding modelling and financial analysis, growth and exit strategies. We will be helping you with defining your idea, forming a team around it, building a prototype, developing a pitch for investors and running a start-up company.

Campus Mode Advice
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Anton Bogdanovych

Major Structure

Students in programs 3506 Bachelor of Computer Science, 3634 Bachelor of Computer Science (Advanced) 

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

Subject Title Credit Points
COMP 1005Programming Fundamentals10
COMM 1026Principles of Professional Communication 110
MKTG 2002Incubator 1: Innovation and Creativity for Entrepreneurship10
BUSM 2024Incubator 2: Start-up Essentials10
MKTG 2003Incubator 3: Product Development10
ACCT 3009Incubator 4: Commercial and Financial Setting of Entrepreneurship10
BUSM 3025Incubator 5: Operational Aspects of Entrepreneurship10
MKTG 3005Incubator 6: Funding and Start-up10
Total Credit Points80

Students in programs 3639 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology, 3684 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced), 3687 Bachelor of Information Systems, 3688 Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

Subject Title Credit Points
MKTG 2002Incubator 1: Innovation and Creativity for Entrepreneurship10
BUSM 2024Incubator 2: Start-up Essentials10
MKTG 2003Incubator 3: Product Development10
ACCT 3009Incubator 4: Commercial and Financial Setting of Entrepreneurship10
BUSM 3025Incubator 5: Operational Aspects of Entrepreneurship10
MKTG 3005Incubator 6: Funding and Start-up10
MKTG 3006Incubator 7: Growth and Exit Strategies10
BUSM 1012Foundations of Entrepreneurship10
Total Credit Points80

Students in programs 3730 Bachelor of Industrial Design, 3731 Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours), 3769 Bachelor of Data Science

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

Subject Title Credit Points
MKTG 2002Incubator 1: Innovation and Creativity for Entrepreneurship10
BUSM 2024Incubator 2: Start-up Essentials10
MKTG 2003Incubator 3: Product Development10
ACCT 3009Incubator 4: Commercial and Financial Setting of Entrepreneurship10
BUSM 3025Incubator 5: Operational Aspects of Entrepreneurship10
MKTG 3005Incubator 6: Funding and Start-up10
MKTG 3006Incubator 7: Growth and Exit Strategies10
Select one of the following: 10
Foundations of Entrepreneurship
Programming Fundamentals
Principles of Professional Communication 1
Total Credit Points80