INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE

BUA5SM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides a contemporary approach to strategy formulation and implementation. The emphasis is on design-thinking and creative ideation for solving problems and strategy execution in a rapidly changing global environment. You will explore and apply concepts that offer a basis for solving complex strategic issues facing organisations. You will conceptualise and validate solutions to a problem using an evidence -based analysis.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesProblem-based learning, workshop activities, reflective analysis, guest presenters, practice pitching and assessment

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMMBA or LMMBAO or HZMBHA or HZMBHO or LMMBAH or LMMBAA or LZFABA or LCBUA or LCBUAO or LGBUA or LGBUAO to enrol in this subject

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUO5SM

Equivalent subjectsBUO5SM

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically reflect and apply creative thinking to solve complex problems facing organisations
02. Use an evidence-based methodology to analyse, implement and validate solutions to a complex problem.
03. Conceptualise and demonstrate a practical and actionable investment pitch and articulate a compelling rationale to proceed with the solutions.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, LTU Term 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 16
One 4.00 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via blended.
Some on-campus classes may be delivered at another campus, or off-site. Seminar dates and times to be confirmed and may be in the evening. Please contact subject coordinator.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 16
Three 7.00 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via blended.
The subject will be delivered during weeks [Term dates] using a flexible delivery model. Students are expected to engage with learning materials and activities online each week. Some on-campus classes may be delivered at another campus, or off-site. Seminar dates and times to be confirmed. Please contact subject coordinator.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Problem-Solving Briefing (1500 word equivalent) Inquiry and writing

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Problem and Solution Validation Report (1500 word equivalent) Research and report

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Pitch-deck and Presentation (2000 word equivalent) Scenario, ideation, pitch

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 16
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend at night from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.
Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will occur for this subject.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Problem-Solving Briefing (1500 word equivalent) Inquiry and writing

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Problem and Solution Validation Report (1500 word equivalent) Research and report

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Pitch-deck and Presentation (2000 word equivalent) Scenario, ideation, pitch

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Bendigo, 2021, LTU Term 5, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 37 - 42
Three 7.00 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
The subject will be delivered during weeks [Term dates] using a flexible delivery model. Students are expected to engage with learning materials and activities online each week. Some on-campus classes may be delivered at another campus, or off-site. Seminar dates and times to be confirmed. Please contact subject coordinator.

WorkShopWeek: 37 - 42
One 4.00 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Some on-campus classes may be delivered at another campus, or off-site. Seminar dates and times to be confirmed and may be in the evening. Please contact subject coordinator.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Problem-Solving Briefing (1500 word equivalent) Inquiry and writing

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Problem and Solution Validation Report (1500 word equivalent) Research and report

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Pitch-deck and Presentation (2000 word equivalent) Scenario, ideation, pitch

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 42
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will occur for this subject.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Problem-Solving Briefing (1500 word equivalent) Inquiry and writing

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Problem and Solution Validation Report (1500 word equivalent) Research and report

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Pitch-deck and Presentation (2000 word equivalent) Scenario, ideation, pitch

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3