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MPM712 - Managing Innovation

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

H Round

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week 

Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin


This unit focuses on the notion of 'intrapreneurship' and the processes by which innovative ideas are turned into commercial advantage.  Innovation can occur in products/services, processes and systems, business models, or in business operations.  Hence, the unit focuses on the innovation process itself, management strategies that foster innovation, and how innovation models and theory can be applied to each of these areas, resulting in sustainable competitive advantage.  Topics to be addressed in this unit include: mental models of the management process; models of appropriate control; quality assurance; improving performance; innovation strategies; and leading people in an environment of innovation.


Assessment 1a (Group of 4) Written report - 4000 words 40%

Assessment 1b (Individual) Video recording - 5 minutes 10%

Assessment 2 (Individual) Discussion board contribution (10 unique contributions throughout the trimester) 10%

Assessment 3 (Individual) Written reflection and establishment of tool kit for the management of innovation (4000 words) 40%

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