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Creating Value for Organisations (MBS628)

School School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: SS3-external, T1-external
Description Businesses create value by supplying products/services that meet customer demand. Using a series of articles, videos and cases, this unit introduces advanced techniques to: analyse the building blocks of value creation across organisations; design a strategic business model, leveraging the power of various stakeholders through the principles of co-creation; mainstream innovation across the organisation while managing risk; and improve decision-making to drive organisational performance.
Unit Learning Outcomes 1. Critically analyse the building blocks of value creation
2. Analyse the role of stakeholders and the potential of co-creation
3. Develop a strategic approach to business modelling
4. Implement innovation across the organisation
5. Actively manage risk
6. Employ advanced techniques for strategic and entrepreneurial decision-making
Timetabled Learning Activities Collaborate sessions - Approximately 3 hours x 2 days over 4 weeks of the intensive learning period. These sessions are fully online with the facilitator or in group meetings. - fully online
Unit Learning Experiences The unit is delivered using blended learning design features with core unit materials provided in a digital format followed up by small class knowledge application and skills development. This is enhanced by self-directed learning to further develop skills and application of knowledge to practical and current issues.
Students will undertake all activities online:
These activities include participating in interactive learning activities, accessing online reading, watching instructional videos, interacting with fellow students and completing assessments.
Assessment Assessment 1 - Artefact Presentation, 10%
Assessment 2 - Essay 1, short Reflection, 20%
Assessment 3 - Essay 2, Short Reflection, 30%
Assessment 4 - Presentation, Business Model, 40%
Prerequisites Enrolment in the Executive Master in Leadership, Strategy and Innovation
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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Executive Master in Leadership, Strategy and Innovation (EMLeadershipStratInnov) [New in 2016]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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