Singapore University of Social Sciences

Harnessing Technologies for Business Innovation (BUS551)

Applications Open: 01 October 2019

Applications Close: 30 November 2019

Next Available Intake: January 2020

Course Types: Modular Graduate Course, SkillsFuture Series

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $2200 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Business Administration

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education + (ACE+), Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: SkillsFuture


Synopsis

Harnessing Technologies for Business Innovation enables businesses to gain a competitive advantage in today’s hyper-competitive business climate where past achievements and laurels are no assurance for future sustainable success. Established market leaders can lose their competitiveness if they fail to remain vigilant and innovative (e.g. Kodak and Nokia). Technologies that will be covered include 3D Printing, Ambient Technology, Business Analytics, and Cloud Computing. Paradigms that will be discussed include Gamification and Smart Cities.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January

Topics

  • Technology, Innovation and Business Competitiveness
  • Concepts and Practices of Innovation
  • Business Innovation: Products, Processes, and Business Models
  • Technology-enabled Product Innovation
  • Technology-enabled Process Innovation
  • Technology-enabled Business Model Innovation
  • Paradigms for Technology-enabled Business Innovation
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility in Technological Applications

Learning Outcome

  • Appraise the use of technological innovation for business competitive advantage.
  • Critique the various concepts and practices of innovation.
  • Evaluate different types of business innovation.
  • Propose ways that technologies can be harnessed for business innovation.
  • Appraise the various paradigms for technology-enabled business innovation.
  • Evaluate ethics and social responsibility in technology applications
  • Demonstrate the critical and analytical thinking
  • Show interpersonal skills
  • Show written proficiency
  • Provide oral presentations
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