EMPOWER Mentoring Program
The EMPOWER Program provides women students within the Faculty of Business and Law the opportunity to participate in a unique leadership program.
Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.
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Now the 'idea' person and the 'business' person can be the same person.
The Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship will enable you to think distinctively, creatively and critically in a business environment. The degree provides the skills required to develop entrepreneurial ideas into successful new ventures, or work within existing businesses in an innovative way.
This degree is designed to stretch your imagination and start you down a path of a successful future in an increasingly dynamic commercial world. Your experiences will enable you to think globally and see the big picture, but also give you the tools and networks to dream big and act as a change agent.
Embedding business, innovation and entrepreneurial knowledge into a combined degree program will see you as a leading candidate when applying for jobs in both the public and private sectors, both nationally and internationally.
The combined Bachelor of Business /Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship provides flexibility to select an area of study best suited to your interests matched with teaching and mentoring in entrepreneurship and innovative thinking.
The first year of study is designed to give a strong grounding in the principles and practices of business and equip you with a core set of business development skills. You will complete subjects from a broad area of disciplines relevant to business including:
Moving into the second, third and fourth years of the Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship program, you will undertake courses relevant to your chosen major sequence.
The work-ready skills you will gain from this degree will give you a substantial edge in the jobs market.
This contemporary degree prepares you with the academic knowledge and unique practical experience needed to become highly competitive in rapidly changing regional, national and global economies and communities.
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The Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship integrates opportunities for you to gain national and international workplace experience and professional mentoring, building practical skills and work-ready graduates. This program features a practical component, where you will carry out a work-based project in entrepreneurial strategy.
To prepare you for the strong focus on teamwork and collaboration in business, this program includes an emphasis on group work as a form of assessment. Working in groups helps develop the necessary teamwork skills required to make a successful transition from the classroom to the boardroom.
The Newcastle Business School offers several Work Integrated Learning (WIL) courses, which incorporate some form of practical experience into the theoretical content. You will have the opportunity to undertake work experience relevant to your area of study throughout your business degree. You can work within a Hunter Region organisation and complete 100 hours of work experience, or on a specific project related to the organisation. This practical experience is undertaken as a course within your business degree.
The Lucy Mentoring Program provides women students the opportunity to participate in a unique leadership program aiming to inspire, motivate and educate women about the opportunities for employment in the corporate and public sectors. Lucy Mentoring Program participants are allocated a mentor working in the public or private sector. Students experience the work environment and establish professional business networks – both of which are beneficial in gaining employment and career progression in any organisation.
Our Marketing major is accredited by the Australian Market & Social Research Society (AM&SRS).
The Human Resource Management major is accredited by the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI)
The Newcastle Business School is accredited with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), earned by fewer than 5% of the world's business programs. AACSB is the premier, and longest-standing, international accrediting body for business programs and is the international benchmark for excellence in business education.