Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to Business Innovation and Technology
    • Innovation, Thinking Styles, Design and Entrepreneurship
    • Innovation Culture and Change by Design
    • Innovation Strategy
    • Innovation Tools and Methodologies
    • Emerging and Disruptive Technologies
    • Technology Strategy
    • R&D Management
    • Commercialisation
    • Innovation Leadership

On successful completion of this subject you will be able to:

  1. Apply contemporary business knowledge to create a strategic plan to manage the disruptive nature of technology
  2. Research business innovation and technology management strategies to develop solutions for business problems
  3. Reflect on and apply design thinking to develop creative technological and innovative business opportunities through prototyping and testing business ideas.
  • Assignment 1 - Case Study (50%)
  • Assignment 2 - Groups Assessments (30%)
  • Assignment 3 - Individual Report (20%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject will develop the knowledge and skills required of executive leadership in managing technology and innovation. You will develop and apply strategic innovation and technology management to promote sustainable business performance, research and design solutions to enhance decision making, and effectively lead and manage innovation at an executive level.

You will examine key literature in three areas: strategic technology management, strategic innovation and strategic integration of innovation, and technology management. This degree also emphasises the importance of the practice of sound business ethics as organisations seek to achieve their technology and innovation goals and objectives.

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