The Entrepreneurial Process

RMIT University Vietnam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Entrepreneurial Process

  • Host University

    RMIT University Vietnam

  • Location

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Area of Study

    Business Management, Entrepreneurship

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description

    This course focuses on developing your entrepreneurial mindset and introducing you to the underlying concepts and principles that explain entrepreneurship. You will learn that an entrepreneurial edge can be developed in individuals. You will also learn that entrepreneurship involves developing “living” businesses, where all aspects of the business need to be developed simultaneously to achieve the desired goals. You will experience the complexity of issues that shape organisations, their development and management.


    Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

    On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

    • Apply core concepts underpinning entrepreneurship to support continuous personal and professional development
    • Adapt knowledge of the critical elements of the venture creation process in diverse contexts
    • Apply knowledge of the forces within the regulatory, industry and community environment to predict a business’s viability
    • Apply knowledge of a business plan in sourcing potential investments for venture start-up
    • Apply knowledge of ethical and sustainable business practices in new venture initiatives
    • Demonstrate cognitive skills to independently review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise research data to evaluate viability of a business opportunity
    • Demonstrate team building and communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of ideas in a variety of business and professional contexts


    Overview of Learning Activities

    Your learning will occur through a variety of experiences, which include lectures, in-class activities, independent study and opportunities for formative feedback. You will be expected to make a commitment to actively and constructively participate in class-room discussions and other activities in addition to weekly reading and careful planning of assessment tasks.


    Overview of Learning Resources

    Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT StudiesBlackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information.

    Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

    Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


    Overview of Assessment

    The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

    Assessment Task 1: 40%
    Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 5

    Assessment Task 2: 40%
    Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

    Assessment Task 3: 20%
    Linked CLOs: 2, 3, 4, 6

    Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.


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