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Core Units 2017-10-10T23:01:29+00:00

Core Units

Students develop their networking and relationship management skills, expand their networks, meet potential collaborators and further develop core networking and relationship building skills and learn how to effectively flex your ‘hustle muscle’.

The course will be taught using a blended and experiential teaching and learning approach. Delivery of materials, lectures, webinars and discussions will be supported by online learning and communication tools and the SSE learning management system. The two 2-3-day intensives face-to-face classes engage students in group work, discussions and exercises with presenters and facilitators from industry and academia.

Our core unit is not yet accredited towards any university degree or TAFE program. It is complementary to coursework at a student’s home institution and will provide the testing ground for SSE’s fully accredited curriculum in 2018.

These modules provide a draft overview of the core course content and topics. They include both online and face-to-face learning.

  • Entrepreneurial ecosystems and stakeholders
  • Systems thinking, analysis and mapping
  • Network players and network effects
  • Industry clusters
  • Government, policy and economic growth
  • Universities and other research institutions
  • Incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces
  • Investors, funders and financial institutions
  • Entrepreneurship education
  • Lean Start-up methodology
  • Visual communication and presentation
  • User experience design
  • Personal networking and relationship management

Information subject to change based on course revisions and refinements.

We’re looking for passionate people with drive and an entrepreneurial outlook – Students who already run a start-up or have worked on an idea.

And should you be accepted then there’s no need to worry about how you’d finance this as course fees are covered by SSE with mobility scholarships available to help cover the cost of travel and accommodation. Ramen noodles, fidget spinners and coffee are covered by the student!

Explore the entrepreneurial ecosystem

Register your interest in joining the Navigator 2018 cohort of student entrepreneurs by completing the form below. Students must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or higher learning program at one of our 12 member institutions, all 11 NSW based universities or TAFE NSW.