ENTREP 7060 - Marketing Technology and Innovation
North Terrace Campus - Trimester 3 - 2020
General Course Information
Course Code ENTREP 7060 Course Marketing Technology and Innovation Coordinating Unit Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation & Innov Centre Term Trimester 3 Level Postgraduate Coursework Location/s North Terrace Campus Units 3 Contact Intensive 36 - 40 hours Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y Assumed Knowledge ENTREP 5016 (or ENTREP 5036) AND ENTREP 5018 (or ENTREP 5038) Course Description Marketing is critical to all organisations. As part of this course, students will develop their understanding of marketing principles as they apply to technology-intensive and innovative products and services. Specifically, the course is designed to foster a marketing-oriented mindset and introduce models and tools necessary to make marketing decisions successfully. Major topics include marketing strategy for value creation, finding the right market, understanding customers, designing the offering, accessing and communicating with customers, and achieving sales. Students will develop their skills through simulations and by working with start-ups or innovative enterprises as part of the course
Course Coordinator: Gediminas LipnickasProgram Director Contact Details: Innovation and Entrepreneurship (PG)
Name: Dr Manjula Dissanayake
Name: Professor Carolin Plewa
Researcher Profile: https://researchers.adelaide.edu.au/index.php/profile/carolin.plewa
The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.
Course Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1 Explain and apply key aspects of effective ‘marketing’ for a technology/innovation; 2 Conduct and analyse primary and secondary research and present results / recommendations critical to technology business issues within a limited timeframe; 3 Apply key aspects of marketing technology and innovation; 4 Conduct effective communication with people responsible for various business functions and across diverse cultures, using modern technology communication tools as appropriate.
University Graduate Attributes
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:
University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s) Deep discipline knowledge
- informed and infused by cutting edge research, scaffolded throughout their program of studies
- acquired from personal interaction with research active educators, from year 1
- accredited or validated against national or international standards (for relevant programs)
2, 4 Critical thinking and problem solving
- steeped in research methods and rigor
- based on empirical evidence and the scientific approach to knowledge development
- demonstrated through appropriate and relevant assessment
1,3 Teamwork and communication skills
- developed from, with, and via the SGDE
- honed through assessment and practice throughout the program of studies
- encouraged and valued in all aspects of learning
3,4 Career and leadership readiness
- technology savvy
- professional and, where relevant, fully accredited
- forward thinking and well informed
- tested and validated by work based experiences
3,4 Intercultural and ethical competency
- adept at operating in other cultures
- comfortable with different nationalities and social contexts
- able to determine and contribute to desirable social outcomes
- demonstrated by study abroad or with an understanding of indigenous knowledges
3, 4 Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
- a capacity for self-reflection and a willingness to engage in self-appraisal
- open to objective and constructive feedback from supervisors and peers
- able to negotiate difficult social situations, defuse conflict and engage positively in purposeful debate
Required ResourcesNo Textbook is required.
A list of readings will be made available in MyUni.
Recommended ResourcesPlease refer to MyUni
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Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching ModesThis course is offered in blended learning mode with the face-to-face component offered as intensives. An online delivery option will be made available; please refer to MyUni.
The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.As a guide, a 3 unit course comprises a total of 156 hours work (this includes face-to-face contact, any online components, and self directed study).
Learning Activities Summary
This is a draft schedule outlining sessions and topics as guide only.
The timetable may be changed during the course delivery if necessary.
Session Topic 1 Creating value with technology / innovation – a strategic approach 2 Finding the right market / understanding technology markets 3 Understanding customers / technology adoption and acceptance 4 Researching the market for innovation / technology offerings 5 Designing the innovative/technology offering 6 Accessing customers / market testing for innovation / technology offerings 7 Achieving sales of innovation / technology 8 Communicating with customers, digital marketing 9 Making ethical marketing decisions relating to innovation / technology
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Assessment Task Task Type Weighting Learning Outcome Discussion Leadership
Real-life problem solving Individual 20% 3-4
Assessment Related RequirementsStudents should attend all classes in order to pass the course. There is considerable experiential learning during classes that build your knowledge and thus enable you to be successful in this course.
Course results may be subject to moderation by the Assessment Review Committee.
Assessment DetailDiscussion Leadership
Students create a podcast about a topic they are assigned at the beginning of the course.
Students will then design a class exercise relating to their podcast contribution and lead the related class discussion. Details regarding the podcasts and the class exercise will be provided on MyUni prior to the course and discussed in class.
(Group) 2000 words – table of contents, appendices and tables are excluded from a word count
Students will submit a video recording of themselves discussing the key findings of their major project and a reflection of their personal learning from undertaking the major project. Further detail regarding the video will be discussed in class.
Real-life problem solving
During one session you will be confronted with a real-life problem. You will have three hours to identify the relevant issues, gather relevant information and brainstorm recommendations for the organisations, leading to a brief presentation. While the students work in small groups, each student will receive an individual grade for their part of the presentation and contribution to development.
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