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A study of entrepreneurship in New Zealand. An in-depth look at the culture of entrepreneurship in New Zealand, as well as the particular challenges of doing business from a geographically isolated country with a small population base.
|Paper title||Entrepreneurship the New Zealand Way|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2020, expected to be offered in 2021|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$575.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,851.20|
- Schedule C
- (i) This paper is available only to international students. (ii) Every student must have previously passed 18 points (or the equivalent at an overseas institution). (iii) The commencement date for this paper is 1 June (students will not necessarily be in New Zealand but must complete prescribed preparatory reading before the commencement of formal classes). (iv) All work must be submitted for assessment no later than 31 August.
- Enrolments for this paper are limited, and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
- Teaching staff
- To be advised
- Teaching Arrangements
- Lectures, off-site field trip, workshops
- No textbooks are required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Communication, Ethics.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Examine how New Zealand entrepreneurs run their businesses and compare New Zealand entrepreneurs with entrepreneurs from in other countries.
- Identify the challenges of running a business from New Zealand.
- Apply idea generation and opportunity recognition techniques.
- Proficiently communicate ideas to others - such as pitching their business idea individually and in groups.
- Examine the options for growing a business and accessing finance for entrepreneurial ventures.
- Demonstrate understanding of different types of business models and how these may suit various entrepreneurs (e.g. ecopreneurs, social entrepreneurship, copreneurs).