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Prerequisite(s)

36 units of study


Corequisite(s)

Nil


Course aim

The aim of this course is to give students insights into the underlying principles and concepts of entrepreneurship, and its practical role in creating enterprises, whether in the for-profit sector, or in the field of social entrepreneurship.

Course content

The nature and importance of entrepreneurship and innovation; understanding the characteristics of entrepreneurs; assessing entrepreneurial risk; generating and screening new venture ideas; the entrepreneurial process; organising the range of resources needed to create a new venture; ethical considerations; developing a practical feasibility plan to launch a new venture.


Teaching method

ComponentDuration
Internal, City West, (intensive)
Lecture2.5 hours x 4 sessions
Workshop3.5 hours x 2 sessions
Lecture3.5 hours x 4 sessions
Lecture4 hours x 2 sessions
Internal, City West
Seminar3 hours x 13 weeks
External, City West
External3 hours x 13 weeks
Internal, Hong Kong Baptist University, Offshore
Workshop3 hours x 10 weeks
Internal, M2 Education (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Offshore
Workshop2.5 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

TaskLengthWeightingDuration
Internal, City West, (intensive)
Assignment1500 words20%N/A
Group project2500 words30%N/A
ExaminationNA50%2 hours
Internal, City West
Assignment1500 words20%N/A
Group project2500 words30%N/A
ExaminationNA50%2 hours
External, City West
Assignment1500 words20%N/A
Group project2500 words30%N/A
ExaminationNA50%2 hours
Internal, Hong Kong Baptist University, Offshore
Assignment1500 words20%N/A
Group project2500 words30%N/A
ExaminationNA50%2 hours
Internal, M2 Education (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Offshore
Assignment1500 words20%N/A
Group project2500 words30%N/A
ExaminationNA50%2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation


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