E-agribusiness, Technology and Innovation
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- 10 Jul 2023
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Describe the innovation diffusion pathways during technology development, uptake and commercialisation.
- Identify and describe how an e-enabled agribusiness supports new and existing enterprises in practice.
- Explore the application and relevance of new technologies in solving real world agriculture problems.
- Propose how new technologies and innovation might be applied in e-enabled Agribusiness.
- 1. E-agribusiness and marketing
- 2. Innovation
- 3. Process and Product Innovation
- 4. Innovation and Technology
- 5. Content Review
- 6. Robotics and Automation 1
- 7. Robotics and Automation 2
- 8. Sensors and Data
- 9. Ethics and Social Licence
- 10. Content Review
- 11. Technology - Consumers and Adoption
- 12. Futurism
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This subject creates a practical awareness of e-enabled agribusiness and the use of technology in areas such as precision agriculture, livestock tracking and food traceability. You will explore the concepts of innovation including the innovation diffusion process and observe the difference between product and process innovation. The subject will prepare you to evaluate the opportunities technologies and e-business can provide new and existing agri-businesses.
This subject also incorporates learning through practice by exposing you to authentic learning experiences. These experiences are placed at the centre of learning and assessment, so you can develop the skills, knowledge, and behaviours necessary to respond to industry, community and/or global needs.
You will be introduced to:
- a range of methods, tools, techniques, and approaches to practice
- principles and perspectives such as values, ethics, empathy, and leadership in real world scenarios
- reflection and deliberative thinking as a means of developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations
- ways of understanding problems and developing solutions through active inquiry.
- Proposal Pitch (25%)
- Opportunity Evaluation (25%)
- Decision Support Techniques – Process Innovation (50%)
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