Courses & Units

Communicating and Connecting as an Entrepreneur BAA612


Some of the most important skills for an entrepreneur are the ability to communicate effectively, establish relationships with all stakeholders related to your enterprise and being able to develop a network of people important to your success.

This unit will develop the knowledge and skills to successfully connect and communicate as an entrepreneur. As a hands on skills based unit you will learn through role plays, engagement with entrepreneurs and by developing a personal plan for success. The unit is taught in a workshop format to enable you to continually practice the communication skills necessary for entrepreneurial success.


Unit name Communicating and Connecting as an Entrepreneur
Unit code BAA612
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
Discipline Tasmanian School of Business & Economics

Dr Gemma Lewis

Teaching staff

Dr Gemma Lewis

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

Weekly workshop


JITT  – 15%
Role Plays – 25%
Personal Development Plan – 30%
Viva – 30%

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