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2024 unit offering information will be available in November 2023

Unit description

This unit provides an opportunity for candidate's to demonstrate knowledge and practical skills in the development and commercialisation of new products, services, and processes, that were gained as part of their Higher Degree Research degree. Specifically, candidate's will develop an understanding of the patent application system and intellectual property, market validation, confidentiality agreements, technology and transfer to industry, and potential investment, funding and revenue generation.   

Unit content

  • Development and commercialisation of new products, services and processes.
  • Patent applications, provisional patents, IP agreements and business plans based on original research

 

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:
1Apply specialists knowledge of commercialisation and entrepreneurial to demonstrate well-developed communication skills and professional standards when engaging with industry and community partners.
2Apply entrepreneurial thinking to identify, implement and solve complex problems associated with commercialisation and entrepreneurial practices.
3Evaluate and apply an advanced understanding of ethical, environmental and social responsibilities when making business decisions.
4Critically evaluate and manage complex situations through effective interpersonal skills when working collaboratively in diverse contexts.

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

  1. Apply specialists knowledge of commercialisation and entrepreneurial to demonstrate well-developed communication skills and professional standards when engaging with industry and community partners.
  2. Apply entrepreneurial thinking to identify, implement and solve complex problems associated with commercialisation and entrepreneurial practices.
  3. Evaluate and apply an advanced understanding of ethical, environmental and social responsibilities when making business decisions.
  4. Critically evaluate and manage complex situations through effective interpersonal skills when working collaboratively in diverse contexts.

Teaching and assessment

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

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