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Unit description

Introduces students to digital innovation, the entrepreneurial environment and way of thinking, and the process of innovation. Students gain insight into diverse social, economic, institutional and political factors affecting future software development and User Experience (UX) design. Students learn to critically evaluate the risks involved with the entrepreneurship and innovation process.

Unit content

Module 1: Entrepreneurship processes and development for digital transformations
Module 2: Innovation management, opportunities and challenges
Module 3: Business plan and business innovation model
Module 4: Developing entrepreneurial plan
Module 5: Planning a business pitch
Module 6: Ethical and socio-economic aspects of innovation and entrepreneurship

 

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:
1outline the concepts of entrepreneurship and the principles of innovation.
2work in team to assess the impacts of new business enterprises and conditions in their success or failure.
3work in team to develop a plan for an innovative business venture.
4examine the ethical and socio-economic aspects of the enterprise and innovation.

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

  1. outline the concepts of entrepreneurship and the principles of innovation.
  2. work in team to assess the impacts of new business enterprises and conditions in their success or failure.
  3. work in team to develop a plan for an innovative business venture.
  4. examine the ethical and socio-economic aspects of the enterprise and innovation.

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Prescribed resources/equipment information is not currently available.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Assessment
Report30%
Portfolio50%
Presentation20%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Assessment
Report30%
Portfolio50%
Presentation20%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Assessment
Report30%
Portfolio50%
Presentation20%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Assessment
Report30%
Portfolio50%
Presentation20%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Assessment
Report30%
Portfolio50%
Presentation20%
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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