INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE

BUO5SM

2020

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 ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMMBAO, LMMBA or LMMBAA to do this subject

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUA5SM

Equivalent subjectsBUA5SM

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

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.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 16
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Problem-Solving Briefing (1500 word equivalent) Inquiry and writingN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2
Problem and Solution Validation Report (1500 word equivalent) Research and reportN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2
Pitch-deck and Presentation (2000 word equivalent) Scenario, ideation and pitchN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 42
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Problem-Solving Briefing (1500 word equivalent) Inquiry and writingN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2
Problem and Solution Validation Report (1500 word equivalent) Research and reportN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2
Pitch-deck and Presentation (2000 word equivalent) Scenario, ideation and pitchN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3