Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
This subject can be taken entirely online via the University’s Learning Management System (LMS), or taken as a multi-modal subject by students who study on campus (please ensure you enrol into the correct version either online or on campus). Students who study on campus should attend a weekly tutorial.
The subject will be open on LMS approximately one week prior to the subject commencement date.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|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 is recommended. |
Total Time Commitment:
144 hours. (It is recommended that students devote 12 hours per week to this subject.)
|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 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
CoordinatorDr Barbara King
Students will review theories and case studies of innovation and change in agriculture, food and environmental contexts 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 examine the roles and skills involved in innovation management and analyse case studies of innovation management for improved economic, social and environmental outcomes.
On completion of this subject students will have developed:
Online discussion is an integral part of this subject. A minimum grade of 50% is required in this component.
Tidd, J. and J. Bessant (2013) Managing Innovation. Integrating technological, market and organisational change. 5th Edition, Wiley.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
It is expected students will develop:
Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness for Veterinarians |
Master of Agribusiness
Master of Agribusiness (Coursework)
Master of Agricultural Science
Master of Animal Science
Master of Urban Horticulture
Master of Wine Technology and Viticulture
100 Point (A) Master of Agricultural Sciences |
100 Point (B) Master of Agricultural Sciences
150 Point Master of Agricultural Sciences
200 Point Master of Agricultural Sciences
Education and Social Change
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