Innovation, strategy & entrepreneurship

Find your purpose and make an impact.

What is innovation, strategy and entrepreneurship?

Innovation drives change and helps us adapt to disruption. Strategy shapes change for impact and purpose. Entrepreneurship equips you to survive, thrive and drive meaningful change.  By studying courses in innovation, strategy, and entrepreneurship at UNSW, you’ll learn to reframe challenges into opportunities, problems into products, and new insights into sustainable high-performance businesses.

Why study innovation, strategy and entrepreneurship at UNSW? 

UNSW’s innovation, strategy and entrepreneurship courses empower you to transform the world through your business ideas. Your skills and experience will equip you to innovate and inspire colleagues in corporations, social enterprises, non-profit companies, government, or as CEO of your own startup. UNSW Business School has helped more startup founders, and our graduates have created more billion-dollar companies, than any other university in Australia.

UNSW Founders program

The UNSW Founders Program is our embedded entrepreneurship platform. It supports students, staff, and alumni in building entrepreneurship skills and establishing and growing companies.  

As Australia's most comprehensive university entrepreneurship program, UNSW Founders comprises multiple programs and services that will take your idea from its earliest stage to a startup ready to go global, including the Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship. So, whether you're completely new to entrepreneurship or you're an experienced founder, there's support to help you on your way.

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Your career opportunities

Specialising in Innovation, Strategy & Entrepreneurship will prepare you for roles such as:  

  • Business development manager
  • Business insight analyst  
  • Business transformation partner 
  • Change and innovation consultant 
  • Chief executive officer  
  • Chief operations officer 
  • Chief innovation officer 
  • Chief people officer 
  • Customer experience manager  
  • Entrepreneur 
  • Enterprise strategy partner 
  • Head of growth 
  • Innovation lead  
  • Innovation strategy analyst 
  • Financial technology developer  
  • Marketing analyst  
  • People and culture specialist  
  • Portfolio/product manager  
  • Social enterprise entrepreneur
  • Strategy and planning lead
  • Startup founder
  • Venture capitalist 

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