Case Study Pages:
- Ernst & Young: Entrepreneurs - shaping the future of Australia
- The market sections in Australia
- What makes an entrepreneur?
- Why are entrepreneurs important to Australia?
- Why are entrepreneurs important to Ernst & Young?
- Ernst & Young and the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
- The winners
- Entrepreneurship and Ernst & Young's business
Entrepreneurs - shaping the future of Australia
This Case Study introduces the concept of entrepreneurship. It outlines the nature of Ernst & Young Australia and its position as part of the global Ernst & Young and provides real life examples of entrepreneurs in action through the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
As a result of completing this Case Study students should be able to:
- Understand and apply the term entrepreneur
- Explain some benefits that entrepreneurship brings to the Australian economy
- Analyse and apply criteria for successful entrepreneurship
- Grasp the role a company such as Ernst & Young can play in fostering innovation within business.
Schoolies Week, boutique modelling and fast ferries - what do they have in common?
The three markets in which Australian business can typically be categorised into three groups.
Got an idea for a new product or service? Or maybe you have an idea to vary a product that already exists?
Entrepreneurship brings a vital dimension to the Australian economy.
Ernst & Young recognise that entrepreneurs are the 'engine room' of the Australian economy.
Ernst & Young presents the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards to innovative and successful entrepreneurial business people.
ModelCo, Austal, Youth off the Streets and BreakFree
Businesses pass through a number of stages as they develop.
Entrepreneurs are responsible for significant economic growth, creating employment and wealth and enabling Australia to compete on the world stage.