Asian Entrepreneurship

10 Units

Examines entrepreneurship in an Asian context, developing students' knowledge regarding leadership, behavioral aspects of entrepreneurship, innovation, cross cultural issues and new venture planning and management. This course is also designed to provide opportunities for students to develop and practice important skills regarding entrepreneurship through the delivery of course lectures and workshops.

Faculty Faculty of Business and Law
School Newcastle Business School

Not currently offered


On successful completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Discuss the nature of entrepreneurial behaviour, and its role in international business.
  2. Identify environment antecedents, which impact upon the entrepreneurial process.
  3. Competently describe and address particular issues concerning Asian entrepreneurship.
  4. Develop a new venture business proposal and business plan.
  5. Undertake case study development and analysis.
  1. Nature and Importance of Entrepreneurship
  2. Behavioural Characteristics of the Entrepreneur/Intrapreneur
  3. Entrepreneurship in Asia I
  4. Entrepreneurship in Asia II
  5. Environmental Scanning and Internationalism
  6. New venture formation
  7. Entrepreneurship and Planning
  8. Venture Finance
  9. Managing the venture
  10. Developing an Entrepreneurial Culture
  11. Failure/Decline of New Ventures
  12. Future Directions of Entrepreneurship in Asia
Replacing Course(s) Not applicable
Transition Not applicable
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge N/A
Modes of Delivery External Mode
Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Case Study
Assessment Items
  • Other: (please specify) - Critical Analysis of Weekly readings New business plan/proposal
  • Case Scenario/PBL exercises -
  • Projects -
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 36 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for GSBS6230

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