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ENTR415 New Venture Strategy

Planning and managing growth in a new entity. Legal and ethical issues. Exit strategies.

This course explores international strategies used in successful new ventures.

Paper title New Venture Strategy
Paper code ENTR415
Subject Entrepreneurship
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (27 March 2017 - 5 May 2017), 1st Non standard period (27 March 2017 - 5 May 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,286.42
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Pre or Corequisite
ENTR 414
Limited to
MEntr, MIntBus, PGDipCom
Notes
(i) This paper includes a one-week on-campus component. (ii) The pre-/corequisite may be waived for MIntBus students. (iii) International students should enrol for the on-campus offering of this paper.
Contact
entrepreneurship@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Sylvie Chetty and guest entrepreneurs
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught over four to five full-time days. Students must attend every lecture, each day.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the challenges that new ventures face when they enter foreign markets
  • Critically analyse a range of strategic concepts and how they can be used by new ventures that internationalise
  • Understand models used in planning for new venture growth and internationalisation
  • Apply and refine models used in planning new ventures
  • Understand the organisational challenges in launching and growing a new venture
  • Understand how to plan and manage for growth and expansion
  • Understand exit strategies.
Paper Structure
Overall, this course is intended to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the challenges that new ventures face when they expand and enter new markets.
  • Critically analyse a range of strategic concepts and how they can be used during the growth phase and by new ventures that internationalise.
  • Understand models used in planning for new venture growth and internationalisation.
  • Apply and refine models used in planning new ventures.
  • Understand the organisational challenges in launching and growing a new venture, and preparing for exit.
  • Explore strategic approaches for sustainable ventures and new technology ventures; and
  • Ensure students are well-prepared to undertake their ENTR 525 Incubation Report projects in the third semester.
Course outline
A course outline will be provided prior to the week of lectures. If you would like to see a copy of the most recent course outline for this paper please email entrepreneurship@otago.ac.nz
Textbooks
Spinelli, S. & Adams, R. (2012). New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century. 9th Edition. New York: McGraw Hill. A limited amount of copies of this text book are available on Closed Reserve at the Central Library. It is not compulsory to have your own copy.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (27 March 2017 - 5 May 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 09:00-16:50 14
Tuesday 09:00-16:50 14
Wednesday 09:00-16:50 14
Thursday 09:00-16:50 14
Friday 09:00-16:50 14

1st Non standard period (27 March 2017 - 5 May 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 09:00-16:50 14
Tuesday 09:00-16:50 14
Wednesday 09:00-16:50 14
Thursday 09:00-16:50 14
Friday 09:00-16:50 14

Planning and managing growth in a new entity. Legal and ethical issues. Exit strategies.

This course explores international strategies used in successful new ventures.

Paper title New Venture Strategy
Paper code ENTR415
Subject Entrepreneurship
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (26 March 2018 - 4 May 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Pre or Corequisite
ENTR 414
Limited to
MEntr, MIntBus, PGDipCom
Notes
(i) This paper includes a one-week on-campus component. (ii) The pre-/corequisite may be waived for MIntBus students. (iii) International students should enrol for the on-campus offering of this paper.
Contact
entrepreneurship@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Sylvie Chetty and guest entrepreneurs
Paper Structure
Overall, this course is intended to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the challenges that new ventures face when they expand and enter new markets.
  • Critically analyse a range of strategic concepts and how they can be used during the growth phase and by new ventures that internationalise.
  • Understand models used in planning for new venture growth and internationalisation.
  • Apply and refine models used in planning new ventures.
  • Understand the organisational challenges in launching and growing a new venture, and preparing for exit.
  • Explore strategic approaches for sustainable ventures and new technology ventures; and
  • Ensure students are well-prepared to undertake their ENTR 525 Incubation Report projects in the third semester.
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught over four to five full-time days. Students must attend every lecture, each day.
Textbooks
Spinelli, S. & Adams, R. (2012). New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century. 9th Edition. New York: McGraw Hill. A limited amount of copies of this text book are available on Closed Reserve at the Central Library. It is not compulsory to have your own copy.
Course outline
A course outline will be provided prior to the week of lectures. If you would like to see a copy of the most recent course outline for this paper please email entrepreneurship@otago.ac.nz
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the challenges that new ventures face when they enter foreign markets
  • Critically analyse a range of strategic concepts and how they can be used by new ventures that internationalise
  • Understand models used in planning for new venture growth and internationalisation
  • Apply and refine models used in planning new ventures
  • Understand the organisational challenges in launching and growing a new venture
  • Understand how to plan and manage for growth and expansion
  • Understand exit strategies.

^ Top of page

Timetable

1st Non standard period (26 March 2018 - 4 May 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 09:00-16:50 14
Wednesday 09:00-16:50 14
Thursday 09:00-16:50 14
Friday 09:00-16:50 14