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Unit details

MPM712 - Managing Innovation

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

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

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

S Minahan

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Burwood (Melbourne) Intensive: 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:

  • Friday 13 March 2015
  • Saturday 14 March 2015
  • Friday 1 May 2015
  • Saturday 2 May 2015

Students are required to attend all four sessions.

Note: This unit is subject to minimum numbers

 

Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin

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

Assessment 1 (Group – 4 students) - Case study (4000 words)- 50%
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written Reflection and establishment of tool kit for the management of innovation (4000 words) - 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1283$1283$2962$3697

* 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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