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MPM712 - Managing Innovation

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Enrolment modes:

(B-Block, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:A Rouse
Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Block mode offering:

Unit is taught face to face intensively in blocks during the trimester; for example, classes are not held on a weekly basis. Attendance is required at the following times:

 

Four all-day seminars will be held:

30 March, 31 March, 20 April and 21 April
9am to 5pm, Room MA2.117
Melbourne Burwood Campus

 

Note:

  • As this unit is offered in block mode, it may impact on some international students’ enrolment.  It is the student’s responsibility to monitor their enrolment.
  • This unit is also offered off campus.
Note:

This unit is offered in block mode and off campus mode.

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

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

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**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1178$1178$1178$2675$3340

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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