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2015 Unit of Study

The session(s) below are for 2015. For Summer School 2015 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2016).

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Technology Enabled Business Innovation
UoS Code INFS6016
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 2
Prerequisites None
Assumed Knowledge Understanding the major functions of a business and how those business functions interact internally and externally so the company can be competitive in the market is essential in order to critically analyse how and where a business can be innovative. Some knowledge of how technology can be applied in a business is also essential. Experience as a member of a project team is desirable.
Additional Information
Lectures 1 x 3hr seminar per week
Assessment individual research assignment (15%), individual problem-based assignment (35%), and group problem-based assignment (50%)
Description This unit develops knowledge and skills in innovative, technology-enabled business models and strategies from a management perspective. The unit facilitates a better understanding and application of the concepts, strategies, tools and technologies necessary for undertaking business innovation. From basic knowledge of business models and essential business processes, this unit increases awareness and understanding of stakeholders, their capabilities and their limitations in the strategic convergence of technology and business. It provides insights into the technology and infrastructure required to support commerce in the 21st Century and supports development of student capabilities to analyse, develop and evaluate innovative technology-enabled business strategies and models.