Master of Commerce specialising in Strategy and Innovation

Students undertaking a Master of Commerce can tailor their studies to earn a specialisation in Strategy and Innovation; this exposes students to key practical and theoretical aspects of launching, growing and re-invigorating a venture. The teaching is structured around engaged practice and 'problem-based learning'.

The specialisation is relevant if you have an interest in business innovation and growth, as it provides skills and knowledge relevant for entrepreneurs, policy makers, venture capitalists, and advisors.

Learning Goals and Outcomes

University of Sydney Graduate Attribute

Master of Commerce (specialising in Strategy & Innovation)

Learning Goals: Our Masters programs develop each graduate to be a…

Learning Outcome: Goal-attainment in the Program is evidenced by each student showing that they can do the following…

Business Knowledge

knowledgeable business practitioner

Able to demonstrate an integrated understanding of key concepts, techniques and trends in one or more fields of business practice and the challenges and opportunities involved in applying this knowledge in diverse contexts.

Critical Thinking

autonomous and constructive critical thinker

Able to question, assess and respond independently and creatively to assumptions, propositions and debates within one or more fields of business practice.

Business Analysis and Problem-Solving

capable business analyst and strategic problem-solver

Able to apply a range of quantitative and qualitative research skills to identify and diagnose complex and unfamiliar problems and to use the evidence and findings generated to formulate strategically appropriate solutions within one or more fields of business practice.

Communication

persuasive communicator and negotiator

Able to use a range of communications strategies to reach agreement with others about appropriate responses to complex and unfamiliar problems within one or more fields of business practice.

Team Working

capable team leader in work-related contexts

Able to influence others to work collaboratively to address complex and unfamiliar problems within one or more fields of business practice.

Ethical and Social Responsibility

ethically- and socially-responsible professional

Able to demonstrate ethical and social awareness and responsibility in personal decision-making and behaviour within one or more fields of business practice.

Below are some examples of ways to tailor this course to meet your interests and goals. To be awarded a specialisation in Strategy and Innovation, students complete 30 credit points, comprising a six credit point foundation unit of study (IBUS 5001 or WORK 5003), followed by elective units.

Note that there are a host of other units offered by other Disciplines within the Business School to complement your focus. More information on the Work and Organisational Studies discipline can be found on their website. Please consult the The University of Sydney Business School Handbook for more details.


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Strategy and Management
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IBUS 5001 Strategy, Innovation and Global Business

IBUS 5001 Strategy, Innovation and Global Business

IBUS 5001 Strategy, Innovation and Global Business

WORK 5003 Management and Organisations

IBUS 6011 New Business Opportunities and Startups

IBUS 6011 New Business Opportunities and Startups

IBUS 6011 New Business Opportunities and Startups

WORK 6002 Foundations of Strategic Management

IBUS 6014 Intellectual Property Management

IBUS 6016 Social Entrepreneurship

IBUS6017 Enterprise & the Creative Industries

WORK 6025 Organisational Change and Development

Elect one or more of the following:

Elect one or more of the following:

Elect one or more of the following:

Elect one or more of the following:

IBUS 6012 Business Growth and Innovation

IBUS 6011 New Business Opportunities and Startups

IBUS 6012 Business Growth and Innovation

IBUS 6012 Business Growth and Innovation

IBUS 6017 Enterprise & the Creative Industries

IBUS 6012 Business Growth and Innovation

IBUS 6014 Intellectual Property Management

IBUS 6013 Business Restructuring and Renewal

IBUS 6018 Business Negotiations

IBUS 6017 Enterprise & the Creative Industries

IBUS 6016 Social Entrepreneurship

IBUS 6018 Business Negotiations

IBUS 6013 Business Restructuring and Renewal

IBUS 6018 Business Negotiations

IBUS 6018 Business Negotiations

WORK 6119 The Innovative Firm

WORK 6119 The Innovative Firm

IBUS 6015 Innovation and Enterprise Special Project

IBUS 6015 Innovation and Enterprise Special Project

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