Course Title: Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6150 Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)

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)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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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.

It 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


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBIPR501 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

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

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be made through practical presentation and folio work submission.