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Unit of study_

Leading Business Innovation - SMBA6114

Year - 2019

In this unit of study, students learn how to lead business innovation efforts. Companies need to innovate to survive in global markets, rapid technological development, hyper-connectivity, sustainability concerns, and shifting consumer preferences. But this is easier said than done. Most companies - large and small - are over-reliant on past successes, and they often fail at turning creative endeavours into lasting competitive advantage. Yet, some companies successfully innovate again and again. This unit is concerned with the latter group. Students acquire concepts and test tools for leading business innovation, i. e. how to develop models, people, structures, and processes that create competitive advantage through innovation.

Classes
4 hr lecture/workshop and/or full day participatory lectures/workshops over semester.

Assessment
in class activities (40%); individual assignment (20%); research report (40%)

Co-requisites

SMBA6001

Details

Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Management Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

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