Details for Creativity and Entrepreneurship
This unit is a study of Creativity and Entrepreneurship, incorporating an introduction to
Entrepreneurship theories and issues related to the development and formation of creative skills in
- Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
- Course code: LEA311
- Credit points: 10
- Subject coordinator: Philip Lee
The following courses are prerequisites:
- At least 80credit points including LEA201—Leadership Principles
Awards offering Creativity and Entrepreneurship
This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Applied Social Science
- Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business
- Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
- Bachelor of Business
- Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Ministry
- Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Theology
- Bachelor of Ministry
- Undergraduate Certificate in Business Studies
- Evaluate creative entrepreneurial ventures orenterprises that have exerted influence for systemic and social change. This includes consideration of intrapreneurship;
- Describe the special challenges for the 21st Century and how to create services and businesses that offer sustainable solutions;
- Evaluate different business models and their application to new business ventures, particularly non-profit organisations or Christian services. This includes consideration of issues of ethics, social impact and sustainablility;
- Describe processes and strategies to build a team of partners, customers, complementors and suppliers;
- Create a business plan for a small business or new venture that reflects personal purpose and values into a profitable business proposition. This should include a researched plan of an appropriate legal form, raising funds, set up administration, evaluating risks, appropriate insurances, etc;
- Describe and reflect on the personal challenges related to running a small business or new enterprise.
- What helps and what hinders entrepreneuring?
- How do entrepreneurs tend to think and operate?
- What wisdom/toolkits might help me as an entrepreneur?
- What do I do when things are going really well?
- What is ‘social’ about social entrepreneurship
This course may be offered in the following formats
- Face to Face (on site)
- E-Learning (online)
- Major Essay 50% (3000 word)
- Forum Posts 20% (2500)
- Group Presentation 30% (30mins plus 2000 word write up)
- Dawston, P. & Andriopoulos, C. Managing Change, Creativity and Innovation. 3rd Ed. London: Sage Publications, 2017.
Please consult your instructor before purchasing any textbooks.