Innovative Business Practice

BUS10012 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

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

2022 teaching periods

Hawthorn

HOL Study Period 4 Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
29 Nov 21 - 27 Feb 22

Results:
29 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
12 Dec 21

Census:
20 Dec 21

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Jan 22

Dates:
28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

Census:
31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

More teaching periods
Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

Results:
6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

Census:
31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22


Corequisites

Anti-requisites
Completion of a unit that is very similar in content or the content overlaps with another unit. 
 
Alternative Tertiary Entry Program: Students who have passed BUS00001 are exempted from taking this unit and must select another unit in its place with advice from a Course Advice Specialist.
 

 
 

Aims and objectives

This unit has originated from a desire to give students an inspirational and highly engaging educational experience. It is infused with real-world examples and will provide a connection to industry professionals. The unit is designed to prepare students for their studies and work. Innovative Business Practice focuses on self-awareness, the development of a professional identity, communication and the development of effective teamwork skills.
 
The role of innovation and how it can be leveraged to effectively achieve organisational objectives and positive social impact is a core theme with students encouraged to use curiosity and creativity to explore opportunities and to evaluate these, whilst displaying awareness of organisational and societal needs.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Apply innovation frameworks and tools to evaluate a need and/or problem.
 
2. Demonstrate creativity, originality and forward thinking in problem solving.
 
3. Self-reflect to identify their personal strengths so that they may begin to develop a personal and professional brand and identity.
 
4. Demonstrate professional skills, including written, verbal, and presentation, in order to effectively articulate an idea and convince others of its merit.
 
5. Work collaboratively and effectively in a multidisciplinary team to derive innovative outcomes.