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What will I learn?

As digital and operational disruption continues to radically re-shape the global business landscape, business leaders need to be agile, innovative, responsible and entrepreneurial to navigate this increasingly challenging environment. The Enterprise major will provide you with the enterprise knowledge and skills required to contribute effectively to business creation, development and change, either from the perspective of your own business venture, working for an existing business or as a business consultant. The major will develop understanding of fundamental business functions including finance, marketing and ethical practice with a focus on applying innovative and entrepreneurial thinking to startup business design or existing business strategic modification in the digital and disruptive business era.

You will learn about:

Finance. Learn the finance knowledge and skills to analyse business performance, assess financing and growth alternatives and the quantitative impact of strategic business decisions.

Consumer behaviour. Discover how business and society connect, and understand customer trends and behaviour to develop or position a business to maximise opportunities and growth.

Ethical practice. Understand the ethical issues that arise in making business decisions.

Digital literacy. Learn to use a wide range of digital tools to analyse market and business activity and become a more efficient and effective business professional.

Entrepreneurship. Learn the fundamentals of creative innovation and get a competitive edge in the modern business environment.

Innovation. Understand the importance of innovation to the economy and apply business model and design thinking principles to develop new or disruptive business opportunities.

Career opportunities

The Enterprise major opens up a large range of career options in the wider business field, from establishing, creating and managing your own business through to contributing to existing business operation and enhancement or working for a government or business advisory or regulatory organisation. Potential career options include:

Self-employed entrepreneur
Business consultant or adviser
Market analyst
Financing specialist
Innovation or business designer
Business manager
Business data analyst
Government policy analyst

The major is also particularly attractive for career paths outside of the business field which require some understanding of enterprise operation and analysis, such as in the engineering, computer science, politics or health sector areas.

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

Which department am I in?

Department of Business and Management

CRICOS

019479E

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,800.00 (19,47,769) per year
Application deadline

10 July 2022, 23 October 2022

More details

Start date

18 July 2022, 31 October 2022, 27 February 2023

Venue

La Trobe University

Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus,

Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive,

LA TROBE UNIVERSITY,

Victoria,

3086, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,800.00 (19,47,769) per year
Application deadline

10 July 2022, 23 October 2022

More details

Start date

18 July 2022, 31 October 2022, 27 February 2023

Venue

Bendigo Campus

Edwards Road,

BENDIGO,

Victoria,

3552, BENDIGO, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL Internet based (iBT): Overall 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing, Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50, C1 Advanced: 169 with no less than 169 in any component, C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

For international students

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate.

English language requirements

IELTS Academic: Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0

TOEFL iBT: Overall 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing

PTE Academic: Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50

C1 Advanced: 169 with no less than 169 in any component

C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Chisholm Institute
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