Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Total time commitment: 136 hours
Entry to the Master of Entrepreneurship
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Frank Vetere
How do you solve a difficult problem? What if the problem is impossible to solve entirely because knowledge about it is incomplete, contradictory or changing. How do you arrive at a workable solution? What makes your solution the best and the most innovative? In this subject we address these questions by adopting a Design Thinking approach. Design Thinking is a powerful set of idea and techniques that encourages empathy and creativity to address 'wicked' problems. The subject begins by exploring the foundational characteristics of design thinking arising from the limitations of traditional approaches to problem solving. We highlight the significance of human-centred design principles to understand problem settings. We examine various forms of prototyping and their capacity to be generative of innovative solutions. We will also interrogate assumptions with critical discussions of relevant ideas. A significant proportion of the subject will be devoted to practicing design thinking techniques. Students will undertake a critical analysis of a problem setting and use design thinking principles to create, iterate and test an innovative solution.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
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You will be advised of the prescribed texts by your lecturer
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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Master of Entrepreneurship |
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