Graduate Certificate in Commercialisation

Course N13AA (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Year and Campus: 2010 - Hawthorn
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
Duration & Credit Points: 50 credit points taken over 6 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.


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Melbourne Consulting and Custom Programs

Level 3, 442 Auburn Rd

Hawthorn VIC 3122

Phone: 9810 3300


Course Overview:

Note: Melbourne Consulting and Custom Programs is not currently accepting new enrolments for this course.

This course will appeal to individuals (usually sponsored by their employer) who already have practical experience in the technology commercialisation area such as scientists, engineers, medical researchers, information science specialists, biotechnologists etc., but who wish to undertake formal training and enhance their skills. It is also possible for organisations to negotiate client-specific offerings of the course.

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate will:
a) Understand the knowledge and processes to commercialise new technologies, products and services and the relationship of these processes with the broader external environment
b) Exhibit analytic and problem-solving skills that apply research and academic frameworks to practical situations, resulting in enhanced business planning skills and capabilities
c) Appreciate how to create and acquire knowledge about commercialisation, in particular the processes and pathways to securing project finance and enhanced knowledge in business strategy, its components and success factors
d) Understand the requirements of a proof of concept process and/or system and what is required to write a business and/or product development plan for the commercialisation of a new technology that can be applied in the workplace
e) Work cooperatively in groups
f) Demonstrate independent and critical thought and articulate knowledge through an applied major project completed under supervision in the workplace
Course Structure & Available Subjects: To satisfy the requirements of the Graduate Certificate in Commercialisation, students must complete a lot of 50 points.
Subject Options: Students must complete 2 of the following 5 subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Not offered in 2010
Entry Requirements: An undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification plus at least two years full-time relevant documented professional work experience.
Students are able to enrol in the Graduate Certificate in Commercialisation award in the following ways:
 After successful completion of the Professional Certificate in Commercialisation
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:
Graduate Attributes: Please refer to MCCP website.
Generic Skills: n/a

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