Innovation Discovery and Technology Transfer

ENT80032 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent 

Contact hours

  • 36

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

2 Mar 20 - 31 May 20

7 Jul 20

Last self enrolment:
15 Mar 20

31 Mar 20

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Apr 20

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20

Last withdraw without fail:
18 Sep 20


75 Credit Points, plus interview with course director for non -core students



Aims and objectives

This unit concentrates on developing students' understanding of the innovation process in the technological context. The unit aims to develop, via the use of industry mentors, a deeper understanding of technological innovation and its adoption and diffusion and how to manage this process.
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Critically evaluate the process frameworks for developing new products.
2. Critically evaluate the generic New Product Development (NPD) Process.
3. Apply entrepreneurship fundamentals to the analysis, design and operation of a customised NPD Process for the development of a new product idea in a particular firm contingency.
4. Work collaboratively in teams to manage product development projects and report on milestone achievements.
5. Reflect on problem solving and decision making among people with different disciplinary perspectives.

Courses with unit

This unit is part of the Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship (AGSE) suite of courses