Asian Entrepreneurship

Course code GSBS6230Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Business School

Examines entrepreneurship in an Asian context, developing students' knowledge regarding leadership, behavioral aspects of entrepreneurship, innovation, cross cultural issues and new venture planning and management. This course is also designed to provide opportunities for students to develop and practice important skills regarding entrepreneurship through the delivery of course lectures and workshops.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesOn successful completion of the course students should be able to:
1. Discuss the nature of entrepreneurial behaviour, and its role in international business.
2. Identify environment antecedents, which impact upon the entrepreneurial process.
3. Competently describe and address particular issues concerning Asian entrepreneurship.
4. Develop a new venture business proposal and business plan.
5. Undertake case study development and analysis.
Content1. Nature and Importance of Entrepreneurship
2. Behavioural Characteristics of the Entrepreneur/Intrapreneur
3. Entrepreneurship in Asia I
4. Entrepreneurship in Asia II
5. Environmental Scanning and Internationalism
6. New venture formation
7. Entrepreneurship and Planning
8. Venture Finance
9. Managing the venture
10. Developing an Entrepreneurial Culture
11. Failure/Decline of New Ventures
12. Future Directions of Entrepreneurship in Asia
Replacing Course(s)Not applicable
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeN/A
Modes of DeliveryExternal Mode
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsCase Study
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Critical Analysis of Weekly readings

New business plan/proposal
Case Scenario/PBL exercises
Contact HoursLecture: for 36 hour(s) per Term for Full Term