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This module explores innovation and change in organizations using examples drawn from the small business, corporate, co-operative and social enterprise sectors. Learners will experience the process of managing innovation and change through engagement with real world situations faced by organizations in these sectors and by applying the principles of design thinking: generating and taking ideas from inception through to implementation through a design based approach. They will be required to engage actively in class through individual/group presentations and other learning activities, and to conduct high quality action research activities outside.
Innovation and Change through transformational design:
By the end of this module, students should be able to:
Approximately 150 hours total study time:
Staff / student contact: 30 hrs (lectures and seminars) Student directed learning: 120 hrs
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