In this unit, students will propose ‘Blue Sky’ ideas that will revolutionise our Aviation industries’ future. They will engage with a community or industry partner to develop a project that addresses some of our global economic, social and environmental challenges. Throughout the unit, students will learn how to work together in a team, ideate, problem solve, and be creative while communicating their ideas in an engaging way to a stakeholder.


Teaching Periods
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date
Semester 2
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  • Propose, through creative decision-making processes, an innovative Blue Sky idea to revolutionise the Aviation industries
  • Evaluate Blue Sky idea, considering the commercial viability and environmental impacts towards sustainability
  • Communicate their idea effectively to a stakeholder using verbal, visual and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate fair and accountable teamwork skills to include all team members and complete a project to meet agreed project milestones
  • Identify career goals and write a professional purpose statement aligned with their career identity

Teaching methods


Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
2.00 12 weeks 24
2.00 12 weeks 24
Unspecified Activities
Independent Learning
8.50 12 weeks 102


Type Task Weighting ULO's
PortfolioIndividual 10 - 30% 2,3,4,5 
PortfolioIndividual/Group 40 - 70% 1,2,3,4 
PresentationIndividual/Group 20 - 30%  


As the minimum requirements of assessment to pass a unit and meet all ULOs to a minimum standard, an undergraduate student must have achieved:

As the minimum requirements of assessment to pass a unit and meet all Unit Learning Outcomes to a minimum standard, a student must achieve:- At least 50% for the Group Project Deliverables (Portfolio)Students who do not successfully achieve this hurdle requirement will receive a maximum of 45% as the total mark for the unit.


  • Project management of a team project on a ‘Blue Sky’ idea in Aviation
  • Creativity tools and ideation
  • Developing and assessing problem requirements
  • Decision-making tools
  • Professional communication with colleagues
  • Giving a formal presentation
  • Working in Teams: frameworks and accountability
  • Development of a professional purpose (i.e., career identity)
  • Graduate Attribute – Communication Skills: Verbal communication
  • Graduate Attribute – Teamwork Skills: Collaboration and negotiation
  • Graduate Attribute – Teamwork Skills: Teamwork roles and processes

Study resources

Reading materials

A list of reading materials and/or required textbooks will be available in the Unit Outline on Canvas.