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Gold Coast
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Unit description

Builds your understanding of policy, markets, value chains and networks within innovation ecosystems. Develop key skills in business development and how to add value to new and existing businesses by exploring innovation cycles and processes. Learn about collaborative arrangements and a range of development strategies that facilitate and enhance productive innovation systems. 

Unit content

1. The entrepreneurship ecosystem

2. Understanding value chains

3. National and regional innovation systems

4. Knowledge exchange and commercialisation

5. Collaborative models and business development

6. Innovation futures

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1identify the key elements and relationships of entrepreneurial ecosystems and value chains
2evaluate the structure and function of innovation systems and frameworks
3develop strategies to sustain innovation ecosystems within business and society

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify the key elements and relationships of entrepreneurial ecosystems and value chains
  2. evaluate the structure and function of innovation systems and frameworks
  3. develop strategies to sustain innovation ecosystems within business and society

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Report30%
Portfolio40%
Quiz30%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Report30%
Portfolio40%
Quiz30%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

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International

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