Innovation Discovery and Technology Transfer

ENT80032 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent 

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22


100 Credit Points  
Enrolment in Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation or Master of Business Administration (Executive)/ Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation double degree



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.