Course Title: Lead a team to foster innovation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5235

Course Title: Lead a team to foster innovation

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 35.0

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


320T Architecture & Design


Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014

Course Contact: Tim McCarthy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to lead a workplace team in ways that foster innovative work practices.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

SIRXQUA002A Lead a team to foster innovation


  2.  Organise work assignments within team to facilitate innovative work practices

  3.  Provide guidance and coaching to team members on innnovation in the workplace

  4.  Provide a model of innovative work practice

  5.  Mentor the team’s ongoing use of innovative work practices

  6.  Provide feedback on the use of innovative work skills

1.  Organise team to maximise innovation

Learning Outcomes

• innovative work skills
• techniques for evaluating team performance
• an understanding of group dynamics in a team
• ability to apply innovative work skills in own work

Overview of Assessment

A range of assessment methods will be used to assess practical skills and knowledge.