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Unit description

Examines models for sustainable social innovation in terms of intellectual property, ethical enterprise, cultural safety and social integrity. Identifies principles for social entrepreneurship in Australian Aboriginal contexts. Engages students in co-design methods for shaping business development agendas that improve community outcomes and sustain Indigenous lifeways.  

Unit content

Module 1:  Introduction to Innovation

Module 2:  Social Innovation Principles

Module 3:  Aboriginal Estate: Asset Stripping and Asset Control Strategy

Module 4:  Service Delivery and Measuring Performance

Module 5:  Social Enterprise Values and Risk Management

Module 6:  Measuring Social Impact

 

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:
1examine the theoretical basis, practical principles and examples of social and community innovation
2critically analyse Indigenous community practices from a variety of sources and propose frameworks for Aboriginal social enterprise development
3appraise the significance and potential of social innovation as a continuing community resource.

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

  1. examine the theoretical basis, practical principles and examples of social and community innovation
  2. critically analyse Indigenous community practices from a variety of sources and propose frameworks for Aboriginal social enterprise development
  3. appraise the significance and potential of social innovation as a continuing community resource.

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Annotated bibliography40%
Essay60%
Notice

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Fee information

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