Course Title: Blockchain Application Projects

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Blockchain Application Projects

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ECON1561

City Campus

Undergraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2022,
Sem 2 2023,
Sem 1 2024

Course Coordinator: Sarah Sinclair

Course Coordinator Phone: +61399251329

Course Coordinator Email: sarah.sinclair@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Melbourne Campus, Building 80

Course Coordinator Availability: By Appointment via email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Students are strongly recommended to have completed at least four courses from the Blockchain enabled business major.


Course Description

This is a designated WIL course. This course integrates your academic studies with work-based learning. In this course, you will apply design thinking principles to develop and pitch a project proposal that addresses a contemporary business challenge or opportunity or addresses a complex problem in the field of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (or other related technologies). This course offers you opportunities to examine broader business issues from multiple perspectives and develop innovative responses to complex problems.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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

CLO 1. Apply design thinking principles and techniques to explore and critically review a contemporary business issue or opportunity.

CLO 2. Produce a project proposal to address a business issue or opportunity.

CLO 3. Collaboratively review, assess and endorse a project proposal and proposed solutions.

CLO 4. Communicate or pitch a project proposal to key stakeholders to gain support for adoption and implementation.


Overview of Learning Activities

To achieve the course learning outcomes, a range of various learning activities may be employed, including but not limited to:

  • lectures and tutorials
  • guest lecturing
  • in-class discussion
  • independent study and preparation
  • industry-engaged projects in teams or on an individual basis
  • reflective practice and debriefing


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. Links and materials specific to this course are available through the myRMITStudies/Canvas Course site.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.

The Library provides guides on academic referencing. See:  https://www.rmit.edu.au/library/study/referencing.


Overview of Assessment

 

The assessment alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop:

 

Assessment Task 1: 20% (WIL)

Linked CLOs: 1, 3

Assessment Task 2: 30% (WIL)

Linked CLOs: 1, 4

Assessment Task 3: 50% (WIL)

Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

 

The WIL mode that will be used in this course could either be project, placement or simulation.

 

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.