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NEXT Innovation - BUSS6505

Year - 2018

The NEXT Innovation program (previously Deloitte FASTRACK) is a globally recognised award-winning innovation program designed to give outstanding business and management students practical experience in business innovation. It has been built up and tested around a structured process specifically for developing a portfolio of market-tested 'business of tomorrow' concepts in a constrained timeframe. The program has been designed as an interactive, work integrated program featuring a mix of instructor presentation, applied reading content, practical application, market testing, assignment and presentation learning methods, supported by a purpose built innovation management system with collaborative social media features. The program allows students to work with Deloitte mentors and aims to replicate a corporate 'innovation community' among the students, corporate mentors, NEXT coordinators and additional participants. Further information and application process is outlined at http://sydney.edu.au/business/study/opportunities/next_innovation_program.

Classes
1.5hr introductory seminar, 2x 4hr workshops, 2-hour teleconference, anticipated 13 hours contact with an industry mentor, 3.5 hours semi-final and networking event and 11 hours of structured online activity.

Assessment
Initial active concept / value proposition (10%), research / prototype report (15%), innovation pitch (3-5min video) + business plan appendix 6-slide PowerPoint (20%), in-person semi finals (10%), participation (20%), and reflection exercise (25%).

Pre-requisites

Completion of 48 credit points with a WAM of 65%

Prohibitions

BUSS6509 or BUSS6510

Details

Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Business School
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Business School
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
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