BSS057-6 Corporate Innovation

BSS057-6 Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship BLK6 1920

BSS057-6 Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship BLK6 1920

Submission Deadline Marks and Feedback
Before 10 am on 17/01/2020 20 working days after the deadline (L4, 5 and 7)
15 working days after the deadline (L6)
10 working days after the deadline (block delivery)
   03/02/2020
Unit title & code BSS057-6 Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship BLK6 1920
Assignment number and title 2
Assignment type WR-Bus
Weighting of assignment 60%
Size or length of the assessment 3600 words
Unit learning outcomes On completion of this unit you should be able to: Demonstrate the following knowledge and understanding Demonstrate a systematic understanding and critical appreciation of theories and models of creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and change management in the context of contemporary organizations. Demonstrate the following skills and abilities Synthesise individual and organizational theoretical perspectives to systematically promote the potential for creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and change in practice.
BSS057-6 Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship BLK6 1920
What am I required to do in this assignment?
The task for the first assignment requires a focus on corporate innovation and entrepreneurship You are required to critically evaluate support or barriers to creativity, innovation and corporate entrepreneurship in a live project or case study organization.  You will need to demonstrate a critical appreciation of organizational barriers to creativity and innovation you will need to critically evaluate organizational support for creativity and innovation   In the context of the allocated live project(s) or case study(es) you will need to apply influential academic contributions extended through your independent reading critical, in-depth analysis in context is required leading to clear conclusions and feasible recommendations for how corporate innovation and entrepreneurship might be enhanced and sustained.You will write a report of 3600 words.
What do I need to do to pass? (Threshold Expectations from UIF)
In order to pass Assessment 2 you will need to: ·       Demonstrate adequate knowledge, skills, abilities, and approaches necessary to effectively orchestrate organizational systems to promote and sustain creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship and manage change. ·       Synthesise capability across multiple levels to add value and optimize creativity, innovation, and organizational performance.
How do I produce high-quality work that merits a good grade?
We will be filling this section in together in class on Click or tap to enter a date. make sure you have downloaded/printed out the Assignment Brief and bring it to the session with you.   Here are some of the requirements we will be discussing in the assignment workshops:   You need to complete the guided learning to develop your understanding of influential contributors you need to extend this through independent research using quality academic and practitioner sources you will apply theory in practice for critical, in-depth analysis in the context of the allocated live project and case study consider what are the main conclusions derived from the in-depth analysis? Make feasible recommendations that are directly actionable you must use in-text citations throughout to acknowledge others’ ideas in support of your critical analysis you must use the Harvard style of referencing.   A random sample of students will be called to attend a viva voce to check the authenticity of their work
How does this assignment relate to what we are doing in scheduled sessions?
A flipped classroom approach is used to allow practical application in scheduled workshops.  It is essential that you complete the guided learning detailed in the unit study guide in advance of the scheduled classes.  In scheduled sessions you will actively engage in small group discussions and other activities designed to provide the opportunity for you to reflect on the potential for creative leadership in yourself and others.  Also, in scheduled classes you will engage in small group discussions to consider how you might address the task through a critical, in-depth analysis of support and barriers for creativity and innovation in the context of the live project(s) or case study (ies).     Group discussions guided by the teaching team will support your understanding of the integration of theory and practice in relation to climate for creativity and innovation, creative leadership and the management of change.  In this way, you will develop an understanding and critical appreciation of how the integration of theory and practice in context supports problem-solving and decision making to improve creative and innovative performance in real-life organizations.
How will my assignment be marked?
Your assignment will be marked according to the threshold expectations and the criteria on the following page.   You can use them to evaluate your own work and consider your grade before you submit.
  Pass – 40-49% Pass – 50-59% Commendation – 60-69% Distinction– 70%+
Analysis Demonstrates adequate knowledge, skills, abilities and approaches necessary to effectively orchestrate organizational systems to promote and sustain creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship and manage change. Demonstrates good knowledge, skills, abilities, and approaches necessary to effectively orchestrate organizational systems to promote and sustain creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship and manage change. Critical evaluation of a good range of relevant quality academic and practitioner sources. Demonstrates very good knowledge, skills, abilities, and approaches necessary to effectively orchestrate organizational systems to promote and sustain creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship and manage change. Critical evaluation of a very good range of relevant quality academic and practitioner sources. Demonstrates excellent knowledge, skills, abilities and approaches necessary to effectively orchestrate organizational systems to promote and sustain creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship and manage change. Critical evaluation of an excellent range of relevant quality academic and practitioner sources.
Conclusions Conclusions are not clearly derived from analysis through the application of theoretical contributors and experiential learning.   The validity of conclusions is unconvincing. Conclusions are mainly derived from analysis through application of theoretical contributors and experiential learning.   Limited and not entirely convincing. Conclusions are clearly derived from in-depth analysis through the application of most major theoretical contributors and experiential learning.   Largely convincing Conclusions are valid and clearly derived from in-depth analysis and reflection drawing on the application of major theoretical contributors and experiential learning.  Entirely convincing.
Recommendations Recommendations are vague. Doubtful feasibility Recommendations are reasonably clear and mostly realistic Clear and appropriate recommendations. Less comprehensive than for an A grade. Clear and appropriate recommendations. Professional applicability.
Presentation and Referencing Not in report format. Few citations and a passable bibliography. Well-structured in report format, sourced throughout, and with an adequate bibliography. Clearly and concisely-structured in report format, sourced throughout, and with a good bibliography. Clearly and concisely-structured in report format, sourced throughout and with a comprehensive bibliography

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