Course Title: Change and Innovation

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Change and Innovation

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4146

City Campus

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2011,
Spring2011,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Spring2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Spring2015,
HE Flexible 2016

BUSM4147

RMIT Vietnam Saigon Sth Campus

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2013,
Viet3 2015

Course Coordinator: Dr Chris Booth

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 412112991

Course Coordinator Email: chris.booth@rmit.edu.au@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Graduate School of Business and Law, Cnr Victoria and Russell Sts, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this course
 


Course Description

Successful organisations develop organisational structures, processes and procedures that facilitate change. This Work Integrated Learning (WIL) course will examine the important issues faced by managers in their ability to adapt within a business environment that fosters innovation and thus leads to the need to manage change and lead change projects. This course will explore the concepts of change management, innovation and entrepreneurship in the context of organisations. To encourage innovative thinking and practice, you will investigate and solve industry-based problemsSuccessful organisations develop organisational structures, processes and procedures that facilitate change. This Work Integrated Learning (WIL) course will examine
the important issues faced by managers in their ability to adapt within a business environment that fosters innovation and thus leads to the need to manage change and lead change projects.
This course will explore the concepts of change management, innovation and entrepreneurship in the context of organisations. To encourage innovative thinking and practice, you will investigate
and solve industry-based problems


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

See Learning Outcomes below


Demonstrate an understanding of how to manage change at an organisational and individual level.
Identify strategies to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship.
Identify and outline how to initiate and manage a change agenda.
Select, communicate and advocate desirable solutions that will address complex problems and opportunities
Develop and implement change strategies.
 


Overview of Learning Activities

This course may be delivered face-to-face and/or online through classes, lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. You will be expected to be an active participant and undertake the required preparatory work.

The following learning activities have been designed to assist you to develop the important capabilities outlined in this course guide.

While this list is not exhaustive, it provides you with an overview of some of the activities to be undertaken to successfully complete the course.

• Engage in research by means of searching texts, internet resources and journals (academic and profession).
• Read text material and selected articles.
• Prepare written answers to problems and topic questions.
• Resolve questions in case study problems.
• Participate in classroom discussions.
• Prepare and participate in class presentations.
• Complete quizzes.


Overview of Learning Resources

Students will be advised of the prescribed readings for this course and other reading materials upon enrolment.

You may access online learning tools and content for this course from the student portal, myRMIT, or, if you are an RMIT Vietnam student, through Vietnam Blackboard.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include individual business reports and essays, group projects and presentations, assignments, class participation, case study analyses, online discussions and activities, and tests.

The assessment tasks will be undertaken in a work context with feedback from industry and community integral to the experience.