INDUSTRY INNOVATION CHALLENGE
Credit points: 15
Industry Innovation Challenge provides you with an opportunity to develop a real-world solution to a real world challenge devised and developed in consultation with industry partners. You will work in a team to critically engage with industry challenges, identify barriers to best practice, and develop, design and test a creative solution. You will also have the opportunity to network with representatives from industry partners. Industry Innovation Challenge addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential. Innovation and Entrepreneurship entails developing the ability to tackle problems creatively, generating new ideas, taking calculated risks and creating change to achieve ambitions - now and in the future.
SchoolCollege PVC (SHE) Office
Subject Co-ordinatorColleen Holt
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Students must receive approval from the Subject Coordinator prior to enrolling in this subject
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsThis is a select entry subject. The Subject Coordinator must provide written approval before students can enrol. Students must have completed at least 120 credit points before the time of application and have a third-year Elective available in their Study Plan. Students must have completed the Career Ready Orientation.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Winter semester, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Holt
Professional Development Programs
One 35.00 h professional development programs per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via blended.
"Students complete an Industry Innovation Challenge (Max 35 Hours)"
Unscheduled Online Class
Three 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.
"Directed reading and online activities"
One 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 27 and delivered via blended.
Seven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via blended.
Two 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via blended.
|Two individual online quizzes (20 mins each, 750 words equivalent total)||N/A||N/A||No||15||SILO1, SILO5|
|Professional Portfolio (2500 words) Students create a Professional Portfolio which contains a mix of public and private elements such as a LinkedIn profile and career plan. Includes a reflection of their experience participating in the Challenge.||N/A||N/A||No||40||SILO4, SILO6|
|Challenge Pitch Group Presentation (20 minutes equivalent 500 words each student) In teams, students present their solution to the Challenge to Industry Partner and University representatives who will assess the feasibility of the solution and quality of the presentation.||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
|Infographic (750 words equivalent) Students create an infographic identifying the key stakeholders of the challenge topic, and which summarises their key concerns as relevant to the challenge topic.||N/A||N/A||No||15||SILO1, SILO4|