Global Innovation Management
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Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
- CLO1: Critique theories of global innovation, technology and knowledge transfer;
- CLO2: Describe different ways that innovation and technology build and sustain competitive advantage(s) in the global economy;
- CLO3: Critique arguments for and against ideas on how global innovation may enable a firm to achieve positional advantage and superior performance;
- CLO4: Construct strategic plans that may enable a firm to benefit from the technological developments and scientific knowledge of its competitors;
- CLO5: Evaluate management practices that allow international firms to transfer knowledge and outsource technologies more effectively.
- Please refer to RMIT University's Learning Management System - Canvas, for further details.
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
This subject will focus on various concepts and theories of global technology and innovation including, Research & Development (R&D) knowledge transfer, open innovation, technology sourcing, globalisation of innovation, entrance strategies and appropriation. These will help you to understand, analyse and critically evaluate how innovation and technology, knowledge-transfer, and internationalisation strategies enable firms (from small born global entrepreneurial ventures to large multinational corporations) to enhance their competitiveness and performance in the global economy.
- Assessment Task 1 (Linked CLOs: 2, 3, 4) (20%)
- Assessment Task 2 (Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4) (30%)
- Assessment Task 3 (Linked CLOs: 1, 3, 4, 5) (50%)