• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Management
  • Areas of interest International Business, Management, Marketing, Business Administration
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Camilo Potocnjak Oxman
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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This course gives participants an opportunity to further research and develop their knowledge of entrepreneurship and innovation, to apply and integrate it with their future careers, extending them through a self-directed study project that has personal impact for them. Participants undertake a project either individually or in small teams of up to three under the supervision of a faculty supervisor. There are several different kinds of projects that can be undertaken in this course:
(1) A substantial corporate innovation initiative developed for and in collaboration with the participant’s present organization
(2) The design, development and validation of a new venture proposal, including social ventures, to be presented by the participant in a pitch for resources to the local entrepreneurship ecosystem
(3) The design, validation and feasibility scoping of an innovative and sustainable solution to a serious social, urban or environmental challenge, to be presented by the participant to one or more relevant external agencies of government
(4) A substantial piece of research on policies, programs and infrastructure to enable greater participation in, and better quality outcomes from entrepreneurship and innovation activities across the economy generally
(5) Other kinds of projects may be considered, subject to approval by the course convenor.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this  course, participants will be able to: 

  1. Analyse E&I challenges and opportunities in the context of the candidate’s own career
  2. Apply tools and frameworks presented in the E&I specialisation to real innovation challenges and/or new venture opportunities of high personal salience
  3. Integrate knowledge and critical skills in the assessment of either (a) a new venture, or (b) a workplace innovation initiative, or (c) research and recommendations for policies and programs to enhance E&I activity across the economy, or (d) an integrative research project focusing on a particular application of E&I
  4. Create an applied response to an innovation and/or new venture opportunity based on critical analysis and research
  5. Develop a personal agenda for integrating E&I thinking into the candidate’s future career 

Indicative Assessment

  • Applied project proposal (Formative)
  • Mid-point review with supervisor (Formative)
  • Main project report (Summative)
  • Presentation to relevant external parties (Formative)
  • Reflection on feedback from relevant external parties (Formative and Summative)

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3-hour seminar, 2-3 hours reading/preparation, 5-7 hours applied research/project work per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have previously completed MGMT8015, MGMT7165, and MGMT7161.

Assumed Knowledge

This course is a later year, advanced elective in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation specialisation. Accordingly, there is substantial assumed knowledge of the core business disciplines. It will be assumed that participants have completed the Management Core and Management Essentials modules of their degree. 



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Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4080
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $5400
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9982 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A

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