Digital Business Design and Innovation

RMIT University Vietnam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Digital Business Design and Innovation

  • Host University

    RMIT University Vietnam

  • Location

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Area of Study

    Business Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description

    This course focuses on designing innovative solutions using digital technologies, to enhance the ability of businesses and community organisations to achieve strategic goals. The course will explore the evolving digital market and your opportunities in this space discussed. Critical problem solving skills will be developed within the context of real business situations through the application of a combination of system thinking, process modelling, business analysis and creative design techniques. A range of business and community enterprises will be systematically investigated during the semester within the framework of individual and group tutorial exercises. 
    This course includes a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.


    Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

    On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

    Analyse different types of business problems and their contexts and prepare a business analysis report to management. 
    - TEST (Level 1) 
    - DESN Systems Design (Level 1) 
    - BUAN Business Analysis (Level 2)

    Apply systems thinking principles to understand and analyse complex business problems.
    - TEST (Level 1) 
    - DESN Systems Design (Level 1) 
    - BUAN Business Analysis (Level 2)

    Use a variety of modelling tools, conceptual frameworks and language of systems thinking to define and specify business system requirements.
    - BSMO Business Modelling (Level 2) 
    - REQM Requirements De3finition & Management (Level 1)

    Express ideas, concepts and arguments logically in writing when preparing business analysis reports to management.
    - PRMG Project Management (Level 1) 
    - TEST (Level 1)
    - PRMG Project Management (Level 1)

    Communicate effectively when interacting verbally with clients.
    - PRMG Project Management (Level 1) 
    - TEST (Level 1)

    Use common project management tools to monitor the progress of a project and to participate as an effective member of the project team.
    - PRMG Project Management (Level 1) 
    - TEST (Level 1)


    Overview of Learning Activities

    Your learning in this course will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


    Overview of Learning Resources

    Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT /Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information. 

    Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

    Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


    Overview of Assessment

    The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

    Assessment Task 1: 20% 
    Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

    Assessment Task 2: 30% 
    Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6

    Assessment Task 3: 50% 
    Linked CLOs: 3, 4, 5, 6

    Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.



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