Courses - Faculty of Business And Economics


Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

COMENT 703
15 Points

Commercialisation of Science and Technology

Addresses the research-business interface, commercialisation pathways and processes and how IP based projects are evaluated and assessed as they advance through stages of development with the objective of penetrating national and international markets. Examines the product development process and different technology transfer models including licensing, partnering, spin-outs and start-ups. Introduces related issues of market and competitor research, IP valuation, risk management, and the financing of different stages in the commercialisation process.

COMENT 704
15 Points

Entrepreneurship for Science and Technology Ventures

Studies how entrepreneurs think and act in organising, motivating and leading high performance teams, and introducing and selling innovative science and technology-based products and services into national and international markets. Examines how entrepreneurs create and capture revenues and profits by recognising, assessing, and marketing opportunities for new products or services based on science and technology; developing new strategies and business models; validating markets; and selling into industrial enterprises and markets.

COMENT 705
45 Points

COMENT 705A
22.5 Points

COMENT 705B
22.5 Points

Project in Commercialisation

A supervised project requiring the application of advanced knowledge and skills for the commercialisation of a creative application of science and technology. The commercialisation project will involve the identification and analysis of complex, open-ended problems and issues associated with commercialisation. A written commercialisation report will present findings and a plan for commercialisation. Projects will be sourced from universities, CRIs and science and technology based enterprises.

To complete this course students must enrol in COMENT 705 A and B, or COMENT 705

COMENT 706
15 Points

Managing Innovative Processes

Focuses on the core activities and practices associated with managing innovation, commercialisation and entrepreneurial processes such as internationalisation, collaboration, knowledge sharing, new product development, leading innovation and creativity, innovative organisation and project management.

COMENT 707
15 Points

Elective Study

Topics approved by the Programme Director.

COMENT 708A
15 Points

COMENT 708B
15 Points

Business Analysis for Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship

Develops a cross disciplinary set of competencies for research commercialisation, entrepreneurship and technology ventures by drawing upon core concepts, models and knowledge from the disciplines of Accounting/Finance, Marketing, IP and Commercial Law. Emphasis will also be placed on linkages between the disciplinary concepts and methods and how they are applied in specific situations.

Restriction: COMENT 701, 702

To complete this course students must enrol in COMENT 708 A and B

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