Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:||
This subject is delivered online via the University’s Learning Management System (LMS). The subject will be open on LMS approximately one week prior to the subject commencement date. The subject is taught off-campus or using blended delivery (on and off-campus).
Subject Teaching Dates: http://www.land-environment.unimelb.edu.au/agribusiness/study-calendar.pdf
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: The subject is taught using multimedia teaching techniques and is based around business case studies. Attendance at Rural Innovation Research Group events are recommended. |
Total Time Commitment:
Contact Hours: This subject is run over an 8-week period as opposed to a standard 12 week semester subject. It is recommended that students devote 14 hours per week to this subject over 8 weeks.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Students must be able to perform word processing, use Excel spreadsheets, and have a reasonable understanding of the Internet and the University’s Learning Management System (LMS).
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request 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: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land & Environment (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Students will review theories and case studies of innovation and change in land and environment 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 develop the skills to enable them to manage innovation and changed for improved economic, social and environmental outcomes.
On completion of this subject students will have developed:
Assignment 1 (Individual, 1000 words), due week 3 - 20%; Assignment 2 (Individual, 4,000 words), due week 7 50%, and Online Discussion Participation, due weeks 1-8 - 30 %.
Tidd, J. and J. Bessant (2013) Managing Innovation. Integrating technological, market and organisational change. 5th Edition, Wiley.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
It is expected students will develop:
Master of Agribusiness (Coursework) |
Master of Agribusiness (Coursework)
Master of Agricultural Science
Master of Animal Science
Master of Food Science
Master of Urban Horticulture
Master of Wine Technology and Viticulture
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