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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Specialisation

Code SPAARM

This postgraduate specialisation is designed for students who wish to advance their learning in entrepreneurship and innovation.

It offers graduates and experienced professionals the opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge to become an entrepreneurial manager of either a new or established business. Participants are exposed to up-to-date developments in theory and knowledge in each area, and learning is consolidated through research and case study material in seminars, discussions and assigned project work. You 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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Unit set overview

Code

SPAARM

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

Details

Structure

Please select THREE (3) out of the available units: Note: L94 (MBAI ) students can select any unit except MBA6090 which is part of their core course units.

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN5874 ^Current Issues in Entrepreneurship and Innovation20
MKT6304 ^New Product Development20
BUS6500 ^Management Project20
MKT5325 ^Applied Digital Marketing20
MAN5401 ^Managing Project Scope and Stakeholders20
DES5102 ^Design Thinking20
MBA6090 ^Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity20

^ Core Option

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

Student handbook

Notes

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply critical thinking and technical skills to solve authentic business problems
  2. Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork skills appropriate to cultural contexts.
  3. Demonstrate mastery of a global body of discipline knowledge and practice, including knowledge of research principles and methods.
  4. Independently initiate, plan and execute a substantial project to meet agreed deliverables.
  5. Justify decisions and judgements that address a complex business issue considering the ethical and social consequences.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

Besides start-up ventures, potential career opportunities exist for graduates within a range of private, public and not-for-profit organisations.

Possible future job titles

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

This Specialisation can be studied in the following courses

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