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SIEN6600: Strategy, Innovation and Management Capstone

This unit serves as the capstone unit for the Strategy, Innovation and Management Specialisation. The unit provides synthesis of essential theories and concepts in the domains of strategy, innovation and management. Each domain is presented in a block of three lectures supplemented with case-based tutorials. Topics covered include business models, user and disruptive innovation, value chain and ecosystem analysis. Theories and concepts are further tested in the real-life business projects offered by participating partner organisations. The emphasis of the unit is made on understanding the complexity of the innovation process and learning how to navigate the business environment to maximise the value from innovation.

Code SIEN6600
Academic unit Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Credit points 6
Completion of 18 credit points of units towards the Strategy, Innovation and Management specialisation (including SIEN5001)
Completion of 6 credit points towards the Strategy, Innovation and Management specialisation

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

  • LO1. Apply theoretical concepts and practical knowledge acquired through real-life company projects to critically evaluate business challenges.
  • LO2. Generate solutions to business challenges applying both theoretical concepts and first-hand experience gained through company projects.
  • LO3. 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 business partners.
  • LO4. Practice organisational and time management skills while collaborating on group projects and interacting with business partners.
  • LO5. Reflect on ethical and socially responsible practices and behaviours of the participating companies and suggest ways for their refinement.