Course Title: Promote innovation in a team environment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4226

Course Title: Promote innovation in a team environment

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 40.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: Sylvia Baroutis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5469

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The key focus of this course is on what makes an innovative team, what keeps it working well, how the structure of work can make a difference and what skills and knowledge are needed to maximise opportunities for innovation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment


1.Create opportunities to maximise innovation within the team

2.Organise and agree effective ways of working

3.Support and guide colleagues

4.Reflect on how the team is working

Learning Outcomes

Upon competent completion of this course you will have the skills and knowledge to be able to:

determine what the team needs and wants are?
identify different ways that different people may contribute to the team utilising individual strengths.
establish ground rules within a team.
encourage team-based innovation
encourage behaviours that support innovation within a team.
identify external stimuli and ideas that assist in motivating individuals within a team.
identify the challenges of being innovative in a  team.

Overview of Assessment

Asssessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework, assignments, group and/or individual projects, in class exercises, written and practical assessments, problem-solving exercises, presentations, direct observation of actual and simulated work practice, presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files, review of products produced through work-based or course activities.

Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant comeptency standards are being met.  Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.