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SIEN6004: Innovation Management

This unit provides essential knowledge of the current trends in Innovation Management research and practice. It combines the leading-edge theories and innovation assessment methods with the strong practical component. Students are offered an opportunity to experience the innovation process by participating in commercialisation of research/invention originated from the University of Sydney. Innovation projects are sourced from the Sydney Nano Institute, enabling exceptional inter-disciplinary experience for the participating students.

Code SIEN6004
Academic unit Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Apply theoretical concepts and practical knowledge acquired through the real-life innovation project to the context of your career
  • LO2. Identify and critically evaluate commercialisation opportunities using concepts, frameworks and relevant experience gained in this unit
  • LO3. Generate solutions to business challenges applying both theoretical concepts and first-hand practical knowledge acquired through the innovation project
  • LO4. Practice communication skills, including clear and concise delivery of complex concepts, through on-going interactions in the groups and in class as well as with project partners
  • LO5. Practice organisational and time management skills while collaborating in the group and interacting with project partners
  • LO6. Co-create ethical and socially responsible practices and behaviours in the innovation project and formulate its potential social contribution

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.