• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Management
  • Areas of interest Management
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2023
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New Venture Creation builds insights and skills in the tools and processes by which new business ventures are created by entrepreneurs. The course introduces participants to the process of identifying new business opportunities, researching and developing an innovative business concept and business model, and analysing the resources and strategies necessary to implement it in the form of a new venture. 

The course is delivered through workshops, in-class exercises and experiential learning in which participants work in small teams taking on the role of new venture proponents.  At the end of the course, participants present their business concepts to an examiners' panel - representing hypothetical investors or other stakeholders. Participant teams are actively mentored by the course lecturer. Exercises and assignments are designed to encourage participants to engage pro-actively with the ACT’s new venture creation ecosystem.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify opportunities and the drivers of new venture creation processes;
  2. Summarise techniques for identifying new venture opportunities;
  3. Design a new venture concept (for-profit, not-for-profit or social venture) and an innovative business model for implementing it;
  4. Evaluate the resources required for implementing the designed concept and business model;
  5. Create a comprehensive new venture proposal with supporting documentation;
  6. Integrate new venture concepts and techniques in a pitch to an investor panel.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Typical assessments may include, but is not restricted to: in-class exercises, written and oral assignments, quizzes, examinations, group project tasks, oral presentation, and other assessment deemed appropriate to show attainment of the learning outcomes set for the course. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]

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Workload

Students taking this course are expected to commit 130 hours to completing the work. For semester length offerings this will typically include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (excluding non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assessment work.

Where this course is offered in intensive delivery mode as a continuous block over a shorter period of time, the expected total time commitment for this course will be 130 hours.

Inherent Requirements

This course has no inherent requirements.

Prescribed Texts

Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
34
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3928 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A

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