6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2017 (Day)
Commercialisation examines the multiple pathways that lead from research and innovation domains, through developmental stages, to the creation of wealth in markets. The unit allows students to conceptualise roles in converting research to wealth at a personal, enterprise and economy wide level. Commercialisation develops students' knowledge of what commercialisation is and the resources and competencies necessary to develop and execute. The unit further develops students' collaboration and negotiation competencies and research skills.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- analyse pathways of commercialisation
- distinguish commercialisation organisations, resources and roles
- select and apply appropriate theories to modern commercialisation environments
- predict ethical issues raised by commercialisation for local and international communities
- enhance and demonstrate collaboration and negotiation competencies and research skills.
Within semester assessment: 60% + Examination: 40%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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Students must be enrolled in course B6005 or 3844 to undertake this unit.