BUSM 3005 Creating Change and Innovation

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200862

Coordinator Ann Dadich Opens in new window

Description This unit introduces the concepts of change and innovation as they relate to organisational transformation. It explores change as a human and social process, looking at the vital roles of leadership, entrepreneurship, and creativity in change management. In doing so, it provides the theoretical and practical understandings that you will need as both a student of change and a future manager.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Equivalent Subjects BUSM 3038 Management of Change LGYB 9013 Management of Change

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Explain why change, creativity and innovation are essential for survival and growth.
  2. Apply appropriate theories, concepts, and models of innovation for organisational transformation.
  3. Explain how structure, processes, and resources can support organisational change, creativity, and innovation.
  4. Discuss the importance of leadership, organisational culture, and communication.
  5. Identify the essential elements of planning approaches to change.

Subject Content

1. Models of change and innovation.
2. Aspects of organisational change.
3. Planning for organisational change.
4. The role of power, leadership, and organisational culture in creativity, innovation, and organisational transformation.

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Portfolio 300 words per weekly entry (10%) and 1,000 words reflection (20%) 30 N Individual
Report and presentation 1,500 words report (20%) and 10 minutes presentation (10%) 30 N Group
Final examination 2 hours 40 Y Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • Dawson, P & Andriopoulos, C 2017, Managing change, creativity and innovation, 3rd edn, Sage Publications.

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Online

Online

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

Day

Subject Contact Ann Dadich Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 1

Wsu Online

Online

Subject Contact Matthew Kelly Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 3

Wsu Online

Online

Subject Contact Matthew Kelly Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Sydney City

Day

Subject Contact Daniel Townsend Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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