ADVANCED ENGINEERING INNOVATION

EMS5AEI

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject addresses innovation and commercial thinking to: discover/define problems; capture primary research, generate ideas, design, evaluate, and analyse ideas using the case teaching method. Students will develop detailed knowledge of the product design process through case studies and will be actively engaged by a range of expert case studies in the field of innovation within academia and industry while taking consideration of the societal, legal and environmental impacts. Working in teams students learn how to best leverage from individual strengths by embracing marketing principles and stakeholder engagement through presentations and case studies reviews. Students will engage with and receive feedback from professional experiences from industry and academia in dealing with the challenges in bringing innovative solutions into market.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following: SMENC or SMENCB or SMENE or SMENEB or SMENM or SMTNE or SMENMB or SMCEM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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. Investigate and apply understanding of current and future key areas of innovation in Australia and worldwide.
02. Identify and critically analyse problems that require innovative thinking to improve business potential.
03. Analyse comprehensive market research and primary research data to derive realistic project and business objectives.
04. Conduct high level brainstorming methodology and selection methods to unravel numerous potential solutions to identified complex problems.
05. Comprehensively investigate and report on the impact of technical, financial, societal, legal and environmental impact and viability of innovations and ideas.
06. Effectively communicate innovative solutions from a developed portfolio, presenting technical and non-technical information.
07. Engage with and liaise with the class, mastering the art of reporting, analysis and outcome delivery with regards to innovative product/service solutions.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture every three weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent total 500 words)Quizzes provide regular feedback to students ensuring that they are staying on top of topic content. This is essential in blended learning. These questions will test conceptual understanding and fundamental problem solving approaches

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

One group portfolio + innovation report (equivalent to 1,250 words per student)Students are required to develop a comprehensive report in groups of 5. The report reflects on the innovation findings and must demonstrate an ability to write concisely.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7

One individual reflection report on contribution to innovation portfolio (equivalent to 750 words)The written reflective journal is utilised to examine the individual student learnings during the team work in the innovation assignment.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO6

One, 5 minute concise innovation presentation to industry in week 11 (equivalent to 500 words)Students will present their innovation to the industry they are working with. This demonstrates a culmination of research as well as ability to help the audience understand the innovative solution.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6, SILO7

Online test taken in class on an individual case study in week 10 (1500 words)This test reflects the case study element of the subject.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 37 - 42
Two 2.00 h lecture every three weeks on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via video conference.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 42
Two 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 37 - 42
Two 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via video conference.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent total 500 words)Quizzes provide regular feedback to students ensuring that they are staying on top of topic content. This is essential in blended learning. These questions will test conceptual understanding and fundamental problem solving approaches

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

One group portfolio + innovation report (equivalent to 1,250 words per student)Students are required to develop a comprehensive report in groups of 5. The report reflects on the innovation findings and must demonstrate an ability to write concisely.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7

One individual reflection report on contribution to innovation portfolio (equivalent to 750 words)The written reflective journal is utilised to examine the individual student learnings during the team work in the innovation assignment.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO6

One, 5 minute concise innovation presentation to industry in week 11 (equivalent to 500 words)Students will present their innovation to the industry they are working with. This demonstrates a culmination of research as well as ability to help the audience understand the innovative solution.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6, SILO7

Online test taken in class on an individual case study in week 10 (1500 words)This test reflects the case study element of the subject.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 2 - 7
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via video conference.
2 x 1 hr industry lecture per week

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.
2 hours of online material (video, articles, etc).

WorkShopWeek: 2 - 7
Two 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via video conference.
2 x 2 hr workshops per week

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent total 500 words)Quizzes provide regular feedback to students ensuring that they are staying on top of topic content. This is essential in blended learning. These questions will test conceptual understanding and fundamental problem solving approaches

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

One group portfolio + innovation report (equivalent to 1,250 words per student)Students are required to develop a comprehensive report in groups of 5. The report reflects on the innovation findings and must demonstrate an ability to write concisely.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7

One individual reflection report on contribution to innovation portfolio (equivalent to 750 words)The written reflective journal is utilised to examine the individual student learnings during the team work in the innovation assignment.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO6

One, 5 minute concise innovation presentation to industry in week 11 (equivalent to 500 words)Students will present their innovation to the industry they are working with. This demonstrates a culmination of research as well as ability to help the audience understand the innovative solution.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6, SILO7

Online test taken in class on an individual case study in week 10 (1500 words)This test reflects the case study element of the subject.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4