IPA701 - Managing Growth of Small Medium Enterprises

The unit aims to develop a strategic and analytical mindset complemented by advisory skills that are relevant to the operations of a small and medium enterprise. The unit draws extensively on theories of entrepreneurship, strategy, marketing, human resource management, business ethics and financial planning with the purpose of applying them to the creation, management and growth of SMEs. The unit uses project based work to develop and hone business skills relevant to managing and growing SMEs within an Australian and International context.

Assessment:
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written assignment 1: Case analysis (2000 words) – 20%
Assessment 2 (Group of 4 students) - Written assignment 2: Project report (4000 words) – 40%
Examination 2 hours - 40%