Ducere Global Business School and the University of Canberra have teamed up to offer a truly unique undergraduate degree program, designed for Australia’s next wave of business innovators, startup creators and social entrepreneurs. The Global Game Changers program combines a Bachelor degree in Applied Entrepreneurship, Applied Entrepreneurship (Social Entrepreneurship), Applied Business or Applied Business (Marketing) with unprecedented learning and leadership opportunities overseas.
Through international tours and venture-building workshops in China, South East Asia and Silicon Valley, students will gain firsthand exposure to the world’s fastest-growing economies, and develop foundational skills in entrepreneurship, leadership, resilience and mindfulness.
Enterprise Skills for the Global Innovation Economy
- Design and launch agile for-profit and for-purpose ventures
- Understand how global trends drive social and economic innovation
- Communicate and collaborate effectively with diverse teams
- Think creatively and critically to solve complex business challenges
- Pitch ideas and present findings to internal and external stakeholders
- Access modern technologies to build and grow new ventures
Build Your Own Venture as Part of Your Degree
Are you passionate about pursuing your own business idea? Do you want the skills to launch a dynamic for-profit or for-purpose venture?
The Global Game Changers program delivers these skills – through practical insights and dynamic case studies, coupled with venture-focused projects and assessment, you’ll learn precisely what it takes to succeed in both the business world and the startup sector. Throughout your study, you’ll work on projects relevant to you and your venture – instead of exams, you’ll create real business plans, and gain the enterprise skills to make these plans a reality.
Study Tours in China, South East Asia and Silicon Valley
The program features two international study tours, designed to immerse students in the most innovative and fastest-growing economies on the planet, whilst building core graduate capabilities such as leadership, mindfulness and resilience.
With our partners at Antipodeans, students will travel through Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and China in a 5-week, horizon-building tour. Through community project work and startup programs in Shanghai, students will discover leadership, resilience and mindfulness – the keys to social innovation in today’s world.
From the first microprocessors to the latest game-changing app, California’s Silicon Valley is a global centre for tech innovation. Over 3 weeks, students will discover how innovators and investors are succeeding in the digital age, and pitch their own ventures to a panel of experts and entrepreneurs.
Practical Insights from Global Leaders, CEOs and Business Innovators
Ducere’s Global Leaders Faculty is made up of over 250 of the world’s most successful individuals, from former Presidents and Prime Ministers to CEOs, Business Innovators and Successful Startup Creators. Their insights have been woven throughout our online course content and curriculum so that students can relate their academic studies to practical and industry-relevant case studies at every stage of their education journey.
Earn Your Bachelor Degree in Just Two Years
Through our accelerated trimester pathway system, you could earn your degree and launch your business venture before the year 2020! And throughout your study, you’ll be in touch with the Ducere student and academic support teams, who are dedicated to helping you make the most of your study experience.
A Internationally Recognised Degree with Financial Support Available
All bachelor graduates receive a University of Canberra degree – an internationally recognised qualification at the end of their studies. In addition, students may be eligible for financial support through the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP).