Course Title: Innovation Project in Cryptobusiness

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Innovation Project in Cryptobusiness

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


625H Economics, Finance and Marketing


Sem 1 2022,
Sem 1 2023,
Sem 1 2024

Course Coordinator: Professor Ashton De Silva

Course Coordinator Phone: +61399251313

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: Melbourne Campus Building 80

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment via email

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Assumed Knowledge:

Successful completion of all core courses in Stage B and Stage C of the Master of Blockchain-Enabled Business program is strongly recommended before undertaking this course.

RMIT expects that you will accept responsibility for ensuring that you have completed the recommended prior learning before enrolling in a course.

Course Description

This is a designated WIL course. This course integrates your academic studies with work-based learning. In this course, you will apply design thinking principles to develop and pitch a project proposal that addresses a contemporary business challenge or opportunity or addresses a complex problem in the field of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (or other related technologies). This course is a capstone course that offers you opportunities to examine broader business issues from multiple perspectives and develop innovative responses to complex problems.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development


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


CLO 1. Integrate design thinking principles and techniques to explore and critically review a contemporary business issue or opportunity in the context of blockchain and related technologies.

CLO 2. Formulate a project to address a business issue or opportunity.

CLO 3. Collaboratively develop a project proposal based on creative and credible solutions to challenging problems. 

CLO 4. Pitch a project proposal to key stakeholders to gain support for adoption and implementation.

Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities in this course are focused on the preparation of a project brief and may include the following:

  • Reading and reflecting on project planning and design
  • Negotiating a commercial or social enterprise issue with your course coordinator/academic
  • Participating in discussions and workshops
  • Using online and other sources to obtain information about the issue and to explore different perspectives
  • Presenting and pitching to the group
  • Preparing a written draft and a final version of a project brief
  • Engaging with industry representatives and/or mentors during the project scope and solution design process.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. Links and materials specific to this course are available through the myRMIT Studies/Canvas Course site.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.

The Library provides guides on academic referencing. See:

For further information and preparation for Work Integrated Learning, please visit

WILReady Cred for students:

Overview of Assessment

The assessment alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop:


Assessment Task 1: 20% (WIL)*

Linked CLOs: 1, 3

Assessment Task 2: 30% (WIL)*

Linked CLOs: 1, 4

Assessment Task 3: 50% (WIL)*

Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4


The WIL mode that will be used in this course could either be project, placement or simulation.

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.

If you have a long-term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to the RMIT Assessment and Assessment Flexibility Policy and procedures.

*This assessment contributes to your Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experience