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|
|Teaching period||1st Non standard period (8 April 2019 - 17 May 2019)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,338.27|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,786.79|
- Pre or Corequisite
- ENTR 414
- Limited to
- MEntr, MIntBus, PGDipCom
- (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.
Students from other Master's programmes can seek Special Permission to enrol in this paper.
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- Teaching staff
A course leader and main lecturer will be appointed in early 2019.
- 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 on the Dunedin campus over four full-time days: Monday 15 - Thursday 18 April inclusive - attendance is compulsory.
Spinelli, S. & Adams, R. (2016). New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century. 10th 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 email@example.com
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy,
Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- 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.