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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Introduces students to real-world problem solving in business, management and technology contexts. Through teaching-directed activities students will first learn the skills needed for effective problem solving. Experiential methods are then utilised to teach students how to create responsible business solutions through the integration of fundamental management and technology principles.

Unit content

Topic 1:Distinguishing Wicked Problems

Topic 2: Exploring the concepts of non-linearity and complexity

Topic 3: Focusing on the many inputs to wicked problems

Topic 4: Focusing on simple rules for wicked problems

Topic 5: Focusing on design thinking for wicked problems

Topic 6: Activating responses to wicked problems

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 evaluate problems within an ethical framework
2 construct solutions for the real world
3 reflect on their understanding and learning of business problem solving

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. evaluate problems within an ethical framework
  2. construct solutions for the real world
  3. reflect on their understanding and learning of business problem solving

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.