1 x 2 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial each week; i.e., 3 hours of class each week unless otherwise indicated in the lecture schedule. Classes may vary due to public holidays. The timetable can be found on the University website at: http://students.mq.edu.au/student_admin/timetables.
Barringer, B. and Ireland, R. (2016). “Entrepreneurship. Successfully Launching New Ventures”. Global Edition, 5th Ed, Pearson Education Ltd. England .
Useful additional text
Barringer, B (1980). “Preparing Effective Business Plans An Entrepreneurial Approach”. (2008). Prentice Hall.
Osterwalder, A and Pigneur, Y (2010). "Business Model Generation: A handbook for visionaries, game changers and challengers", John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New Jersey.
Prizes for this unit: http://www.businessandeconomics.mq.edu.au/undergraduate_degrees/prizes_scholarships
Suggested Academic Journals for reading:
• Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice
• Harvard Business Review
• Journal of Business Venturing
• Journal of Small Business Management
• Journal of Small Business Economics
Some suggested journal articles may be available on iLearn
Additional relevant resources
• Global Entrepreneurship Monitor : http://www.gemconsortium.org/
• ABS, Australian SMES : http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/
• Innovation Australia : http://www.innovation.gov.au/
• Harvard Business school entrepreneurs http://www.hbs.edu/entrepreneurs/
• Pitch for financial investors: check iLaern for current links
• Crowd funding: check iLearn for current links
• Venture capital: check iLearn for current links
• Angel investors: check iLearn for current links
Unit Web Page
Please note that the unit’s logon iLearn address is: http://ilearn.mq.edu.au
Please check this site each week for lecture slides (available for downloading and printing). In addition, other notes will be posted on the site from time to time and discussion forums are available for online participation. It is incumbent upon each student to regularly check iLearn (i.e. at least once a week). Where stated in your assessments, you must upload your reports through the appropriate Turnitin link. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT YOU SUBMIT YOUR ASSESSMENTS TO THE CORRECT TURNITIN LINK - UNDER YOUR CORRECT TUTOR'S NAME, ON THE CORRECT DATE. Failure to do so will result in a loss of marks.
Students are expected to have knowledge of working with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Also it is expected that students get themselves familiar with iLearn, Google Scholar, and other required online databases.
Requirements to complete this unit satisfactory
Students must perform satisfactorily in all assessment tasks for this unit. Successful completion of this unit is conditional on submission of all assessment tasks and achieving a minimum of 50% of the total assessments. Failure to submit any one of the assessment tasks will result in failure of the entire unit. Transference of marks is not permissible across assessment tasks.