Course Title: Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5225

Course Title: Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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 Internet or Workplace

Course Contact: Sylvia Baroutis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5469

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to protect, secure and effectively use intangible assets of value to an organisation. It focuses on establishing and maintaining systems to protect and exploit an organisation’s intellectual property to ensure business growth.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

This unit applies to managers or coordinators who take an active role in recognising, securing and commercialising intangible assets which contribute to the organisation’s profitability, productivity, product or service delivery, and market leadership. These managers and coordinators may work in a range of industry or other contexts and may have responsibility for managing people, systems or processes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBIPR501A Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business


1. Identify the organisation's intellectual property assets and rights

2. Create a strategy to manage the organisation's intellectual property

3. Monitor and maintain organisational strategies for the protection and use of intellectual property

4. Manage the commercialisation of the organisation's intellectual property to ensure business growth

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment 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 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 competency standards are being met. Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.