This course will present innovation in the engineering context and use case studies sourced from industry for analysis and discussion. Students will develop an understanding of innovation processes and management within an engineering organizational environment. The organizational structure and the roles of science and technology in promoting an innovative environment, together with the associated risks and uncertainties, will be covered. The value, protection and management of Intellectual Property (IP) both in an organizational and legal context will also be considered. Students will be introduced to new engineering product development processes. The study of entrepreneurship will include start-up pathways, the establishment of a start-up company establishment and legal obligations. Operational and finance plans in support of engineering start-up companies will also be considered.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:1. Identify, evaluate and generate innovative concepts to real-world engineering problems in a business and innovation environment.
2. Evaluate, exploit and manage Intellectual Property and other entrepreneurial opportunities in a technology context.
3. Understand decision-making responsibilities at the interface between business and innovation to improve project outcomes.
4. Manage, plan and take leadership roles in innovation and commercialisation projects in accordance with best practice.
5. Apply technical knowledge to entrepreneurial and start-up company opportunities to a competitive funding environment.
6. Leverage the dynamics of collaborative teams to solve and communicate complex problems within given deadlines.
Professional Skills Mapping:
Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Professional Competencies
Quizzes (10%); Tutorials and case studies (20%); Technical reports and presentation (40%); Exam (30%).
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Lectures (30hrs); Tutorials (10hrs); Tutorial case studies (20hrs); Assessment activity and self-directed learning (70hrs).
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2774||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|