This unit aims to provide the skills by which students analyse business innovation in different companies and provide recommended strategies for improvement. Topics covered include types of innovation, the S-Curve, idea generation, recognising opportunities, moving innovation to market, enhancing creativity, and the role of the leader in innovation. This unit provides students with an opportunity to learn and apply a variety of innovation tools and apply them directly to contemporary organisational contexts.
4 hr lecture/workshop and/or full day participatory lectures/workshops
in-class activities (40%); individual assignment (20%); research report (40%)