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Innovative Solutions to Change the World - BUDL3901

Year - 2020

The world faces multiple complex challenges requiring novel solutions. Guided by complex systems theory, theories of change and cases of positive disruption, students engage in the process of enquiry to grasp the complexity of some of the biggest global questions and challenges. These challenges are associated with megatrends such as significant technological advancements, the emergence and evolution of new communities, rapid urbanisation, increasing individual empowerment, shifts in the economic power base, and uncertainties around resource security. In cross-disciplinary teams, students devise new ways of thinking about major issues and propose innovative and practical approaches for positive global change.

Classes
5x 4-hr seminars for 2 weeks intensive mode

Assessment
conceptual foundations (20%); case analysis (30%); ideas paper and poster pitch (20%); enquiry piece (30%)

Assumed knowledge
This unit of study is offered in the intensive January session, which means it commences prior to the start of Semester 1.

Pre-requisites

must be in the Dalyell stream

Details

Faculty: Business (Business School)

Intensive January

06 Jan 2020

Department/School: International Business
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 24 Jan 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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