Explores how innovative technologies have the capacity to influence and shape the business environment. It investigates particular emerging technologies and real-world cases to improve student understanding of the impact and the role that technologies can play in society, and how this is moulded by individuals’ interactions and perspectives with and through technology. Students will explore different aspects of theory and concepts to learn how they can be applied in different situations to understand the impacts of technology on enterprises.
Topic 1: Ubiquitous technologies in modern businesses
Topic 2: Social technologies and their influence on social capital
Topic 3: Cloud computing and big data redefinition of business processes
Topic 4: Preparing for disruptive innovation
Topic 5: Robotics and artificial intelligence
Topic 6: Quantum computing: the future frontier of business
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify and analyse key technologies that have emerged and shaped the business world||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|2||evaluate the impact of disruptive innovation in order to plan, develop and implement strategies for competitive advantage||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
|3||propose and predict, by applying theory, the impacts that emerging technologies will have on different industries, and understand and define how best to respond to the challenges and opportunities that disruption offers||Creativity||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|4||discuss the legal, social, ethical, cultural, human, and security implications of key emerging technologies within enterprises||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|5||discuss trends, developments and critical issues of emerging technologies||Lifelong learning|
Study Period 5
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
SCU Online (intensive)
|Structured online learning|
|Investigating a Digital Disruption||40%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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