Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship

Subject code: LB5933

This MBA Global subject seeks to familiarize students with the diversity of capital forms and seed funding available to entrepreneurs - a crucial feature of business project outcomes and deliverability to stakeholders. Students will learn to analyse long-term and short-term risks of engaging with venture capital as well as the management of ambiguity. They will also gain insights into network relationships with these highly salient and expanding forms of funding though case study analysis of venture 'incubators,' 'angel funds' etc. As this module contains a significant entrepreneurial practicum component, students will be expected to assemble a proposal and presentation of a real or hypothetical entrepreneurial project.

Learning outcomes

Upon completing this subject, you will be able to:

  • Analyse long term and short term risks of engaging with venture capital

  • Identify and evaluate ambiguity, uncertainty and risk to advance ideas and opportunities in entrepreneurial projects

  • Synthesise ambitious ideas to pitch within a business model framework


Assessment for this course will occur at various times across the seven-week study period. Tasks may include online quizzes, discussion board activity, portfolio development, case studies, reflection, literature reviews presentations and reports. Feedback will be provided to you throughout the study period as well as a final grade at the conclusion of the study period. Click here to find out more about this subject's assessments. 

This subject forms part of Organisational Leadership & Management - one of three key areas studied in the online Master of Business Administration Global

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