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

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
2 Mar 20 - 31 May 20

Results:
7 Jul 20

Last self enrolment:
15 Mar 20

Census:
31 Mar 20

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Apr 20

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

Last withdraw without fail:
18 Sep 20

More teaching periods
HOL Study Period 1 HOL Study Period 3

Dates:
2 Mar 20 - 31 May 20

Results:
30 Jun 20

Last self enrolment:
15 Mar 20

Census:
23 Mar 20

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Apr 20

Dates:
31 Aug 20 - 29 Nov 20

Results:
22 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
13 Sep 20

Census:
21 Sep 20

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Oct 20


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.