Course Title: Management of Technology and Innovation

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Management of Technology and Innovation

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4537

City Campus

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

PGRDFlex16,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 2 2017,
Spring2017

BUSM4537

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2018

BUSM4538

RMIT University Vietnam

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Viet3 2016,
Viet2 2018,
Viet3 2018

BUSM4539

Open Learning Australia

Non Award

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Distance / Correspondence

OUAS2PG18

Course Coordinator: Cathryn Nolan

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 411 073 838

Course Coordinator Email: cathryn.nolan@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: RMIT Building 13

Course Coordinator Availability: by appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study
050974 - Design Thinking for Business (BUSM4534/BUSM4535 or equivalent course code)


Course Description

This course examines the role of entry level managers in the management of technology and innovation in national and international business. The course includes an examination of the literature concerning managing business innovation and discusses technology management, including the management and commercialisation of incremental, emerging and disruptive technologies in ethical and sustainable ways. The course shows the need for the integration of business innovation and technology management. In this course, you are asked to reflect on the knowledge and skill required of managers to apply innovation and technology management strategies and techniques to enhance ethical decision making and sustainable business performance.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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

  1. Manage business innovation and technology challenges in business both nationally and internationally.
  2. Research and evaluate data to inform and support decision making that contributes to the effective management of technology, change and innovation.
  3. Reflect on the knowledge and skill required of managers to make ethical and sustainable business decisions in relation to technology and innovation.
  4. Construct and present effective oral and written forms of professional communication


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course a variety of teaching approaches will be used including the use of case studies, small group work and critical discussion. In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

From 2018, Canvas is RMIT University's Learning Management System. Canvas is a flexible online system which will provide you with an engaging and exciting learning experience as part of your studies with us. The Canvas platform will be the primary site for you to gain access to all the resources designed to support your learning in this course. Your Canvas portal can accessed by logging into the following RMIT page: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 2: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

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.