During this unit, you will learn about start-ups and the challenges and opportunities faced in the tourism industry. You will learn about the challenges that are particular to tourism, given the transitory, rapidly changing nature of the industry and its extreme diversity. You will develop a tourism business model, pitch and market the idea, and ultimately will be given the chance to pitch your ideas before a panel of active investors from within the tourism industry.
|Unit name||Tourism Venture Creation|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Sociology and Criminology|
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Anne Hardy|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Design and critically evaluate the case for a new venture in Tourism or Cultural Heritage.
- Realise a business case by preparing a written and oral pitch.
- Communicate a fully developed business case through oral and written formats
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|Assessment||Pre-feasibility in-class oral pitch (10%)|Feasibility study of potential business (15%)|Oral Pitch (25%)|Written business proposal (50%)|
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