Entrepreneurs are made, not born. Develop the tools and the skills to become an economic innovator, to think creatively, and to balance opportunity against risk. In BBM (with subjects specialising in Entrepreneurship), learn to identify and exploit business opportunities and manage business growth. Gain the skills to build, promote, and manage your own businesses by understanding processes used by start-ups and rapid growth small firms to large corporations and non-profits.

With a focus on applied entrepreneurship and a mentoring approach with real world entrepreneurship project engagement, this BBM specialisation creates more meaningful entrepreneurship outcomes for students and entrepreneurship outcomes with potential employers. This real world mentoring approach is critical to the nurturing of prospective entrepreneurs and the development of their ‘business proposal development’ and ‘pitching for funding’ skills.

The course includes a learning focus on small business, family business and e-business, exploring the importance of entrepreneurship and leadership to SME business success. It focuses on sustainability and the core of the program is based on developing commercialisation and an incubation pathway. 

The ICMS BBM (with subjects specialising in Entrepreneurship) is highly regarded by the professional services industry. Your Business Management degree at ICMS is a well-rounded qualification with opportunities for in-depth study in a professional services sector of your choice.  

A BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DEGREE DESIGNED BY THE BEST, FOR THE BEST...

AT ICMS WE ARE CONNECTED WITH INDUSTRY 

The ICMS BBM (with subjects specialising in Entrepreneurship) is developed and continually updated by industry professionals including business managers, specialist managers, and retail and service professionals. This ensures that degree content is constantly relevant to the needs of industry. You will gain specialist knowledge in business management and be trained to work in an international environment.  

1,200 HOURS OF REAL INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE 

When you graduate from ICMS you’ll have more than just a degree. Built into your qualification is up to 1,200 hours (9 months) of industry experience. Our industry training consultants will help place you in an organisation relevant to your studies so that after your degree you’ll have an impressive CV, a network of contacts and a significant advantage over other graduates.  

YOU’LL THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX AND OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM

Theory is important; it will teach you the fundamentals you need to be a business management leader. But nothing is as valuable as putting theory into practice. In addition to your industry training, you’ll gain hands-on experience through practical classes. Field trips and site visits with our industry partners will get you learning about business operations and management issues from the best in the business.  

YOU ARE AN INDUSTRY LEADER IN TRAINING 

This degree is far more than a business training program. You will combine general business subjects with a range of subjects from business categories, training you in the critical and analytical skills you’ll need to move into management when you graduate.  

WE’RE THE GLOBAL INDUSTRY EXPERTS

At ICMS we have lecturers with international careers and extraordinary business expertise. Guest lectures from our network of industry partners will keep your learning fresh and relevant and up to date with the latest demands from industry and your future employers.

YOUR FUTURE

At ICMS we train you to be a leader in business management. When you graduate with an ICMS BBM (with subjects specialising in Entrepreneurship) you will have transferable skills, industry experience, and in-depth knowledge of business management principles in practice. This will see you ready for a career that spans industries and continents. You can work in a multinational company locally or take your new found skills and experience around the world.  

You could be working as a:

  • Business Owner
  • Business consultant
  • Business reporter
  • Sales manager
  • Budget director
  • Director of innovation
  • Operations director
  • Director of capital and growth
  • Director of development

OUR INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS ARE YOUR INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS...

We have an impressive network of industry partners. These leading companies provide our ICMS community with invaluable industry insight and experience. When it is time to embark on your industry training, we work closely with them to find a suitable placement that is the best fit for your skills, interests and professional goals. Your industry training could take you to a major city, regional area or regional area in Australia. You could even take up a position in an international city. It is all part of finding the best placement for you. Not only is this an invaluable experience, it is also a chance to grow your professional network. For many of our graduates this experience introduces them to their future employers.

SUBJECT SNAPSHOT 

New Enterprise Creation 

Learn how to turn your business idea into a real life enterprise. Discover all the steps needed to make your business happen; whether it’s a brick and mortar store or an online business. The business your create in this course, has the potential to become a real life opportunity once your subject work is completed. Create a business plan, a financing strategy, and an organisational, operational, merchandising, and marketing plan. This course marks the start of your life as an entrepreneur. 

 

Sophie Connelley

"I wanted to study business and hospitality, and after extensive research discovering Australia’s top institutions providing this, I chose ICMS.

Sophie Connelley
Bachelor of Business Management
James Brady

"My ICMS degree gave me great foundations for a career in business, preparing me to succeed both academically and professionally in the high-performance world of consumer and enterprise technology.

James Brady
2013 RETAIL MARKETING GRADUATE

Typical Study Pattern

Year
One

Term
1
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Introduction to Human Resources
  • Specialist Elective
Term
2
  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Service Management and Innovation
  • Specialist Elective
  • Specialist Elective
Term
3
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Economics
  • Specialist Elective
  • Business Elective

Year
Two

Term
1
  • Industry Training I
Term
2
  • Industry Training II
Term
3
  • Career Planning & Strategy
  • Specialist Elective
  • Business Elective
  • Business Elective
  • Applied Leadership

Year
Three

Term
1
  • Research Methods
  • Specialist Elective
  • Business Elective
  • Business Elective
Term
2
  • Strategic Management
  • Specialist Elective
  • Specialist Elective
  • Business Elective