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Hobart, Launceston


To be innovative, you need to be able to think differently.

In this unit, you’ll learn about the thinking tools that entrepreneurs use to create innovative products and build a thriving business around them. You’ll learn what it means to adopt an entrepreneurial mindset, how to tackle problems and make decisions with limited information and how to maintain a customer-centric focus throughout the life-cycle of a product or business.

By the end of this unit, you will have learned some of the fundamental theories and thinking tools that entrepreneurs and innovators use every day, as well as learning about the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and how to cultivate this mindset.

Summary 2021

Unit name Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Unit code BAA539
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Management

Dr Roshni Narendran

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



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Learning Outcomes

ILO1Consider and critically evaluate theories and practices of entrepreneurship and innovation.
ILO2Distinguish and appraise the characteristics of an entrepreneur.
ILO3Critically evaluate the value of innovation and enterprise thinking in a range of professional contexts.





Teaching Pattern

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Group Presentation (25%), Workshop Assessments (30%), Individual Report (45%).

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