Cloud Innovation Centre Challenge

ICT20023 25 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Term or Equivalent

Contact hours

  • 240 Hours

2021 teaching periods


HOL Study Period 4

8 Nov 21 - 13 Feb 22

29 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
21 Nov 21

3 Dec 21

Last withdraw without fail:
31 Dec 21

Aims and objectives

This unit involves students participating in a project within the context of a time-bound, public sector innovation challenge. Students will undertake aspects of stakeholder engagement to identify the opportunities while utilising emerging technology to determine the basis of a prototype. The innovation challenge will be run in a simulated workplace environment with mentors where students adopt contemporary product development techniques to produce a solution.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Define the scope of the problem and clarify purpose, requirements and time-frame
2. Engage stakeholders in the exploration of customer persona’s to define the problem statement
3. Experiment with a range of techniques, cloud services and prototypes to test and refine solutions
4. Evaluate outcomes of agile development processes through presentations and well-written documentation
5. Demonstrate the collaboration and communications skills of a highly effective team member