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Area/Catalogue
MFET 5025

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100229

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

Textbook(s)

Tidd, J. and Bessant, J. 2009, Managing Innovation: Integrating Technological, Market and Organisational Change, 4, John Wiley and Sons

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Course aim

To enable students to understand the role and technologies of technology innovation and research and development management in an organisation and to understand how to create an environment for innovative research and development.

Course content

Innovation and technology innovation; manufacturing technology of high technology industry; role of research and development in high tech enterprises; marketing strategies of research and development organisations; practices of research and development organisations in high technology industry; alliance and collaboration of research and development organisations; core technology of high tech industry; technology life cycles; strategic partnership between university, industrial and governmental research and development organisations; macro- and micro- innovation; culture and leadership in innovation and innovative organisations.

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Seminar 1 hour x 13 weeks
Lecture (Lectures and discussions) 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 15 hours x Block
Tutorial 5 hours x Block

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Assignment 1000 words 15% N/A
Project Report N/A 25% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Pre-lecture assignment and participation in class discussion N/A 5% N/A
Homework submissions to modules 7 modules 60% 3 hours
Major assignment 2000 words 35% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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