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Managing Innovation and Change (ENST90023)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5Online and On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2017
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeENST90023
Semester 2 - Online
Semester 2 - On Campus
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Students will review theories and case studies of innovation and change in agriculture, food and environmental contexts in order to analyse and consider the design, delivery and evaluation of innovation systems. The subject will provide students with an understanding of how and why innovation is generated, as well as the roles of different agents in innovation systems. Students will examine the roles and skills involved in innovation management and analyse case studies of innovation management for improved economic, social and environmental outcomes.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students will have developed:

  • An understanding of innovation and change, and its contribution to agrifood and environmental systems
  • The skills to review and critique strategies and frameworks for managing innovation and change
  • The ability to identify critical elements for design and implementation of innovation and change programs
  • Critical reflection skills on the manager role in innovation and change

Generic skills

It is expected students will develop:

  • Awareness of and ability to utilise appropriate communication technology and methods for the storage, management and analysis of data
  • Highly developed computer-based skills to allow for effective online learning and communication
  • Ability to collaborate, exchange ideas and debate across online learning platforms
  • Ability to plan, use time effectively and manage small projects
  • Appreciation of social and cultural diversity from a regional to a global context

Last updated: 31 May 2017