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 70 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. Please note that you must be based in Sydney to do this course.

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for Term 1 2023 are now closed.

Expressions of Interest for Term 2 2023 are open and will close on 7th March 2023 at 11:59pm.

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Term 1 2024 21st June 2023 3rd October 2023
  • 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. 

    Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for Term 1 2023 are now closed.

    Expressions of Interest for Term 2 2023 are open and will close on 7th March 2023 at 11:59pm. Apply here

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

    • Have relevant professional work experience or completed a Business Experience project
      • Work experience can include internships, part-time or casual jobs, volunteering, clubs + societies – please ensure your resume and LinkedIn are up-to-date when completing your expression of interest
    • Be in good academic standing  
    • Have space in your degree for COMM5008  
    • Have completed Career Accelerator: Essentials (Login using student-enrolment key: Career_Accelerator)  
    • You have achieved a score in yellow or green zone for your “LinkedIn profile” on the Career AI platform (Aspire module).

    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.

    This course can be completed instead of the specialisation capstone course. (Please check with your school as certain permissions maybe required).  

  • Enterprise Skills (COMM5008) assessment is satisfactory (SY)/unsatisfactory (FL) according to the standard UNSW scale. To pass the course, you must complete all course requirements and assessment tasks to a satisfactory level.

    Assessment tasks and weighting

    • Team project (50% 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 report, team charter and workshop participation 

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Please consult the most up to date UNSW Handbook for full course details.

For further enquiries, please email Career Accelerator