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Graduate Certificate of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Course code J79

This course is an introduction for students who are new to the field of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Offering professionals the opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge, students will graduate with the skills to become an entrepreneurial manager of either a new or established business.

The course is also for those with some work experience but no formal university qualifications. Participants are exposed to the relevant theory and knowledge in each area, and learning is consolidated through research and case study material in seminars, discussions and assigned project work.

Students will learn how to deal with uncertainty, manage innovation and improve the business through the application of best practice methods of entrepreneurship, innovation and new product development.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

J79

Fees

Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $11,100

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Duration

0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

J79

Fees

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

0.5 years full-time

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

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Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester availability

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN5874Current Issues in Entrepreneurship and Innovation20
MKT6304New Product Development20
Plus select one unit from:
FBL5010 ^Managing People and Organisations20
FBL5020 ^Marketing Leadership20

^ Core Option

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply independent judgement when analysing and evaluating complex problems to generate creative solutions.
  2. Communicate specialised knowledge, concepts and skills to a variety of audiences in a discipline or professional field.
  3. Demonstrate management skills by initiating, planning, implementing and evaluating tasks in a disciplinary or professional field.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $11,100 *

* Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Potential career opportunities exist for graduates within a range of private, public and not-for-profit organisations, as well as start-up business ventures.

Possible future job titles

Entrepreneur, Innovation Manager, Technology Manager, New Product Development Manager, Corporate Innovator, Research and Commercialisation Manager

Courses you can consider if you are interested in progressing further in this area.

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