Do you want to start up a new venture, enhance your own business or commercialise ideas?
The Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation offers experienced professionals and business owners the opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge to become an entrepreneurial manager of either a new or established business.
You will learn how to deal with uncertainty, manage innovation and improve the business through the application of best practice methods of small business management and new product development.
The course includes an analysis of your own entrepreneurial capacities, the importance of small business, innovation and enterprise to the global economy, applied benchmarking of small business performance using diagnostic assessments, as well as the process of new product development and commercialisation via interactive workshops.
The fundamentals of accounting, marketing, entrepreneurship and innovation, intellectual property management, and the operations of small business and technology commercialisation are also covered.
This course is a standalone qualification and can also serve as an entry point into the MBA Flexible (subject to students achieving a weighted average mark of 65).
The Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation consists of four units:
three core units, and one option unit.
|Location offered||Crawley (Perth, Western Australia)|
|Attendance types||Part-time only |
|Delivery mode||Internal (on campus)|
|Starting dates||Trimester 1 (January), Trimester 2 (May), Trimester 3 (August)|
|Weekly time commitment||The estimated time commitment is 12 hours per unit which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.|
|Standard full-time completion||1 year. For details, contact the Business School Student Centre.|
|Maximum time to complete||2 years|
|Course fees||See our Course Calculator|
|Scholarships||See our Business School Scholarships and UWA Scholarships|
All students must meet UWA’s English language competency requirements.
This course is available to Australian and New Zealand students only.
To be eligible for admission, you must meet the following requirements:
|Teaching Period||Application Open||Application Closing||Orientation||Trimester Commence|
|Trimester 1, 2017||22th August 2016||Closed||21th January 2017||30th January 2017|
|Trimester 2, 2017||30th January 2017||17th April 2017||13th May 2017||15th May 2017|
|Trimester 3, 2016||15th May 2017||31th July 2017||26th August 2017||28nd August 2017|