Ethics of Innovation

MGT10010 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak


  • One Semester or equivalent


Contact hours

  • 24 hours Face to Face + Blended + Swinburne Online

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


Concurrent Pre-requisite (can be studied in the same study period or prior)
AVA10001 The Global Aviation System
AVA20003 Aviation Business Strategies and Management
MGT10001 Contemporary Management Principles
MME30001 Engineering Management 1
MGT10002 Critical Thinking in Management

Aims and objectives

From 2023 this unit replaces MGT10002 
This unit will help students make effective decisions in a complex business environment. The unit will assist students to think clearly and rationally about business challenges, and make judicious use of logic, evidence and ethics to make informed judgements. It will help students to review, analyse and evaluate the managerial literature. Students will understand the relationship between creativity and critical thinking, and gain insight into the value of developing reflective practice in the workplace.
Unit Learning Outcomes: (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Understand and explain competing perspectives concerning the relationship between business, technological, and societal development
2. Apply ethical frameworks to analyse and offer solutions to dilemmas in local and international business contexts
3. Recognise and explain how cognitive biases influence decision-making for issues involving emerging technology 
4. Effectively communicate with a range of audiences within workplace, industry, and cultural contexts