KAA312 will examine the relationship between innovation and regional development through the role of governments, communities and markets. Increasingly, successful regional innovation is linked to how the three sectors - markets, governments and communities - can work together creatively at the regional and local level.
This unit will examine how innovation can shape and drive regional development through the development of new approaches to the spatial and sectoral policy challenges. These new approaches include: new regionalism and two components - regional innovation systems, and regional development platform models.
This unit examines how the assumption of innovation as a key component of emerging new approaches to regional development can move from theory to practice and contribute to policy development at a regional level across a range of sectoral challenges, issues and opportunities.
|Unit name||Innovation in Regional Development|
|Faculty/School||Division of the Provost
Institute of Regional Development
|Discipline||College Office - CSE|Office of the PVC Regional Development|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- 2 units at an introductory level and 2 units at an intermediate level in regional science or equivalent
Weekly lectures and tutorials
3,500 word major assignment (40%), preliminary project brief (10%), on-line discussion board contributions (10%)and a 2-hr exam (40%).
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