BUSM 7084 Start-up
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 200971
Coordinator Laurel Jackson Opens in new window
Description This is a 20 credit point subject over two Quarters, 20 weeks in total, 10 credit points in each Quarter. Developing start-ups and rejuvenating existing businesses are essential for industry and regional development and regeneration. This subject integrates knowledge from the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program into frameworks for students to experience developing an idea into prototype products and services and start-up businesses.
Discipline Business Management
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject
Students must be enrolled in program 2761 Master of Business Administration, 3698 Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) or 3699 Master of Information and Communications Technology and must obtain permission to enrol in this subject. Students must have successfully completed all core subjects plus 40 credit points of major subjects (i.e. a total of 80 credit points).
Understanding of the business environment and organisational structures, business communications skills, business strategy, as well as substantial knowledge in the discipline.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Design a start-up business.
- Generate a prototype from an idea by using a development framework.
- Develop a plan for creating a new business.
- Identify emerging trends and issues associated with business and regional business development and regeneration.
Frameworks and approaches for developing start-ups.
Developing product/service prototypes.
Developing business models.
Financing new ventures.
Completing and pitching the business plan.
Beyond the start-up phase.
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.
|Progress report||1,500 words||30||N||Individual|
|Final report||2,500 words (40%), and 15 minute presentation (10%)||50||N||Individual|
- There is no prescribed textbook. Readings and resources will be packaged as online e-resources.
Parramatta City - Macquarie St
Subject Contact Laurel Jackson Opens in new window