Enterprise Skills (COMM5008)

The fast-paced, high-energy world of start-ups is a great environment to accelerate your enterprise career skills (and have a bit of fun along the way).  

Career Accelerator’s Enterprise Skills (COMM5008) program is designed in partnership with start-ups across Sydney, and combines industry-led workshops with up to 100 hours of work experience. This for-credit course (6UoC) is an opportunity to put your university learnings into practice, learn from some of Sydney’s true innovators, and put your unique strengths, insights and perspective to the test and work as part of a student team. 

This course is offered in Terms 1, 2 and 3.  

Enrolment to COMM5008 Enterprise Skills is restricted and you cannot enrol yourself. The UNSW Business School will enrol you if you meet the eligibility criteria. 

Applications for Term 1 are now closed. Application for Term 2 will open in early 2022.

Please note: If you are a domestic postgraduate student interested in COMM5008 or you would like to self-source an internship, please contact Career Accelerator for further details on application. 


Quite possibly! Enterprise Skills (COMM5008) is available to UNSW Business School postgraduate students. You’ll need to:  

  • Login using student-enrolment key: Career_Accelerator  

  • Have an up-to-date LinkedIn profile with professional photo  


If you are currently completing Australian Business Essentials and are interested in enrolling in COMM5008, please contact Career Accelerator.   

You can enrol in COMM5008 Enterprise Skills as an elective course in the following degrees:  

  • Master of Commerce   

  • Master of Commerce (Extension)  

  • Master of Professional Accounting (Extension)  


Course substitutions may be granted on a case-by-case basis if you are enrolled in one of the following degrees:  

  • Master of Finance  

  • Master of Financial Analysis  

  • Master of International Business  


Ensure you have space in your degree for this course. It is your responsibility to confirm whether this course will count within your program requirements. It’s recommended you refer to your program handbook and the progression plans to understand your current progression and program. 

Enterprise Skills (COMM5008) is satisfactory/unsatisfactory. To pass the course, you must complete all course requirements and assessment tasks to a satisfactory level. 

Team project (55% overall)

  • Weekly progress report - 5%
  • Statement of need - 10% (Group) 
  • Individual research report - 15%
  • Professional report - 20% (Group) 

Reflection - 35%

  • 3 x video reflections + final reflection essay

Project deliverables - 15%

  • Incl. supervisor repot, team charter and workshop participation