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Science, Technology & Innovation Policy (MGMT90184)

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeMGMT90184
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This subject provides those working with funding and the governance of research and innovation with knowledge and insights in areas such as:

  • structured overview of science, technology and innovation (STI) policy (theory and practice);
  • review of the state of the art in tools and methods for funding STI capacity building;
  • structured forum for policy learning and exchange of ideas.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion, participants should be able to apply what they have learned, for example by:

  • conducting and presenting science and technology policy analyses;
  • preparing policy briefs;
  • matching policy objectives to funding instruments;
  • ability to identify and analyse science and technology policy trends.

Generic skills

On completing this subject, participants should be able to:

  • communicate with people who work in different cultures and contexts;
  • investigate policy and strategy problems, and generate options to resolve them;
  • assess the risks and benefits of different solutions to policy problems;
  • apply accepted policies and principles to different kinds of cases;
  • make well-informed management decisions that consider specific contexts.

Last updated: 3 April 2019