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MPM712 - Managing Innovation

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne) Intensive, Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

S Minahan

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Burwood (Melbourne) Intensive offering:

Unit is taught face to face intensively in blocks during the trimester; that is, classes are not held on a weekly basis.

The intensive classes will be held at Burwood (Melbourne) on the following dates between 10.00am and 5.00pm:

Block 1: Friday 11 April and Saturday 12 April

Block 2: Friday 9 May and Saturday 10 May


  • This unit is also offered in Cloud (online) mode.


This unit is offered at Burwood (Melbourne) in Cloud (online) mode and Campus Intensive mode..

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


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.


Written Assignment 1 4000 words 40%, Assignment (Contribution to online discussions) 20%, Written Assignment 2 (Group) 4000 words 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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