BUSM 1006 Enterprise Innovation and Markets

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200911

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Description Enterprise Innovation and Markets introduces students to key concepts, business models and issues surrounding contemporary business. Students will develop an understanding of the private enterprise system and business ownership, the implications of marketing and economics on market structure together with managing innovation. Building on the foundation knowledge of the key principles of markets, students will be able to transfer this knowledge into their subsequent study of specialist areas. The unit also aims to develop students' communication skills by working in teams to enhance their literacy proficiency and enhance their critical thinking in preparation for the more advanced units of the degree.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Explain contemporary enterprise practices in the marketplace;
  2. Evaluate the competitive position of an enterprise in range of business contexts;
  3. Examine the economic challenges facing contemporary enterprises;
  4. Compare options for assessing business opportunities and innovative practice;
  5. Critically analyse innovation in different enterprises.

Subject Content

- dimensions of innovation
- Linking creativity, innovation and Entrepreneurship
- The Marketing environment and Marketing mix
- identifying customers ? segmentation, targeting and positioning
- economics, demand and Supply
- economic decisions and perfect Competition
- Imperfect Competition and Monopoly
- entrepreneurs and business markets
- The entrepreneurial process

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Portfolio x 2 Tests (each worth 15%) 1,000 words equivalency 30 N Individual
Report 3,500 words 30 N Group
Final Exam 2 hours 40 N Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • Garlin, F, Hayek, J, Mariyani-Squire, E & Spanjaard, D (comp) 2018, 200911 Enterprise innovation and markets, 5th edn, John Wiley and Sons Australia Pty Limited, Milton Queensland 4064, Australia.
  • Garlin, F, Hayek, J, Mariyani-Squire, E & Spanjaard, D (comp) 2016, 200911 Enterprise Innovation and Markets, John Wiley and Sons Australia Pty Limited, Milton Queensland 4064, Australia.

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Bankstown

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Campbelltown

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Online

Online

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 1

Wsu Online

Online

Subject Contact Ildiko Volcz Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Sydney City

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Uoe - Ho Chi Minh City

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2022 Trimester 2

Sydney City

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Semester 2

Bankstown

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Campbelltown

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Online

Online

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta External

External

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 3

Wsu Online

Online

Subject Contact Ildiko Volcz Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Uoe - Ho Chi Minh City

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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