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Subject details

Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:

  1. Apply innovation frameworks and tools to evaluate a need and/or problem
  2. Demonstrate creativity, originality and forward thinking in problem solving
  3. Self-reflect to identify their personal strengths so that they may begin to develop a personal and professional brand and identity
  4. Demonstrate professional skills, including written, verbal, and presentation, in order to effectively articulate an idea and convince others of its merit
  5. Work collaboratively and effectively in a multidisciplinary team to derive innovative outcomes.
    • Discovering self
    • Discovering teams
    • Discovering opportunities
    • Formulating value propositions
    • The art of pitching
    • Future planning

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject has originated from a desire to give students an inspirational and highly engaging educational experience. It is infused with real-world examples and will provide a connection to industry professionals. The subject is designed to prepare students for their studies and work. Innovative Business Practice focuses on self-awareness, the development of a professional identity, communication and the development of effective teamwork skills.

The role of innovation and how it can be leveraged to effectively achieve organisational objectives and positive social impact is a core theme with students encouraged to use curiosity and creativity to explore opportunities and to evaluate these, whilst displaying awareness of organisational and societal needs.

  • Assignment 1 — Group (30-50%)
  • Portfolio — Individual (50-70%)

Textbook information is pending.

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undergraduate SWI-BUS-DEG-2018

Bachelor of Business

  • Bachelor of Business Core Subjects
  • Major in Advertising (this Major is currently in teach-out)
  • Major in Economics
  • Major in Finance
  • Major in Information Systems
  • Major in Marketing
  • Co-Major in Advertising (this Co-Major is currently in teach-out)
  • Co-Major in Economics (for Finance students)
  • Co-Major in Economics (not for Finance students)
  • Co-Major in Finance (cannot be taken with the Finance or Economics Major)
  • Co-Major in Finance (for Economics students)
  • Co-Major in Information Systems
  • Co-Major in Marketing (cannot be taken with the Marketing Major)