Business Innovation and Sustainability (IBUS6012)
UNIT OF STUDY
Businesses are increasingly challenged to build sustainability into their core business model. Sustainability is now driving disruptive innovation. This unit centres on addressing significant business and societal challenges by exploring and devising value capturing opportunities from sustainability based innovation. Topics include global theory and practice in business innovation and sustainability, market transformation, design thinking, disruption and business model design. It also explores the processes involved in innovation which drive growth. This unit is structured around learning from engaged practice. Students are required to work with businesses in capitalising on disruptive innovation opportunities in a way which delivers social, economic and environmental returns.
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Further unit of study information
1x 3 hr lecture/seminar per week
market opportunity report (30%), mid-semester exam (20%), major project presentation (20%: group - 10%, individual - 10%), major project written report (25%), participation (5%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
IBUS5002, or completion of at least 24 credit points
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.