Innovation for Industry 4.0

EAT20023 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Workplace


  • One semester or equivalent 

Contact hours

  • 32 - 100 Hours

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

2024 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

29 Jul 24 - 27 Oct 24

3 Dec 24

Last self enrolment:
11 Aug 24

31 Aug 24

Last withdraw without fail:
13 Sep 24


100 CPS of AB-APPTEC course units

Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to cover the skills and knowledge required to set up an optimised engineering system and produce a product using intelligent technologies and Product lifecycle management principles, taking into account the social impact and possible entrepreneurial opportunities.
Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Discuss the potential technological, organisational and social impact of optimizing system processes
ULO2Identify and evaluate opportunities for process improvement, virtual prototyping and communication for disruption.
ULO3Apply creative thinking methodologies to design a smart solution
ULO4Apply product stewardship principles in the development of a sustainable solution
ULO5Outline strategies to disseminate knowledge and collaboratively plan organisational improvement