Course Title: Sustainable Digital Innovation

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Sustainable Digital Innovation

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


665H Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain


Sem 2 2024

Course Coordinator: Dr Tehmina Khan

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5704

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: City campus

Course Coordinator Availability: Apppointment by email

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course explores the relationship between innovation and sustainability with an emphasis on the role of both technological and social innovations in response to problems such as climate change, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, and fair work for all. Further, you will reflect on and describe current and emerging trends in digital technologies and their impact on a variety of industry sectors. A focus on impact through performance evaluation and assurance techniques is an important component of this course.

The anticipated outcomes of this course are to reflect on sustainable business frameworks and emerging digital technologies and innovations, as well as build pilot solutions that demonstrate a deep understanding of business value creation via sustainable digital innovations.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development


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

CLO1: Recognise and explain different sustainable contextual frameworks.

CLO2: Explore and evaluate various emerging technologies that generate value for business and society at large, incorporating an inclusive and sustainable global economy.

CLO3: Explain how digital technologies can transform business processes and operations in a variety of industries.

CLO4: Construct technology solutions to support sustainable digital innovation in a business context.

Overview of Learning Activities

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

Various learning resources are available online through the RMIT Student Website. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas.

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.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and made available to you as required during the teaching period.

Overview of Assessment

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

Assessment Task 1: 25%

Linked CLOs: 1, 2

Assessment Task 2: 35%

Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3

Assessment Task 3: 40%

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 individual consultation.