Courses & Units

Organising for Innovation BAA613

Introduction

Entrepreneurship and innovation, by their very natures, require unique skill sets and capabilities involving creativity, collaboration, negotiation and out of the box thinking. Oftentimes, they involve cross-border relations as well as expanding into international markets, sourcing materials across the globe, etc. Entrepreneurial organisations require quick response and extensive market awareness. Their leaders must be able to work with a diverse set of people as they grow and develop their businesses. This unit explores the concepts and principles underpinning the behaviour of individuals and teams in an entrepreneurial environment. This unit will develop students’ knowledge of entrepreneurial organisational behaviour in dynamic and uncertain settings. It will develop students’ knowledge and skills to understand, analyse and apply principles of organisational behaviour to build relationships and effectively mobilise people resources through aspects of leadership, negotiation, teams and motivation. The unit will have an intensive self-exploration dimension so that the participant emerges with a much stronger awareness of his or her capabilities to lead and manage an entrepreneurial enterprise.

Summary

Unit name Organising for Innovation
Unit code BAA613
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Tasmanian School of Business & Economics
Coordinator

Professor Chris Earley

Teaching staff

Professor Chris Earley

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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Domestic

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly workshop

Assessment

In Class Individual Activities – 20%
Start-up Organisational Assessment – Oral Group Presentation – 35%
Start-up Organisational Plan – Group Written Report – 45%

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Textbooks

Required

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