Course Title: Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6127 Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Title: Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Architecture & Urban Design


Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Ruth Wellington

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9417

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit you will gain an understanding of intellectual property rights, with a focus on the creative industries. You will also investigate how to develop strategies to maintain and protect your own and your studio’s intellectual property.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required. This course will be delivered in combination with CUVPRP505A Establish and Maintain Safe Professional Practice

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

3. Create a strategy to manage the organisation’s intellectual property

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

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment tasks will require you demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or written tasks. Assessment tasks are:

  • Research Project 1 (50% of final grade)
  • Design Project 1 (50% of final grade)

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