* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
This unit is an integrated examination of principles and elements of food industry innovation and the food industry in Australia. Participants will be introduced to the elements of innovation, including an understanding of creativity, the application of innovation to the food industry at a enterprise level and its effect on commercialisation and entrepreneurship; food security and challenges to the food industry; regionalisation verus globalisation; snd innovation systems and their use for analysing the developing food region and hubs. Australian, Tasmanian and international case studies will be drawn upon to illustrate this theory, as well as case studies of innovative food businesses and entrepreneurs.
Poster and Presentation 25%, Food Innovation case study 75%
3 day intensive, followed by 1 presentation day 4 weeks later.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - H Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Resource supported teaching & learning - H Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
Flexible scheduling - H Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options
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Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.