University of Technology Sydney

81525 Innovation Internship B

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UTS: Creative Intelligence and Innovation: Transdisciplinary Innovation
Credit points: 6 cp
Result type: Grade and marks

Requisite(s): 32 credit points of completed study in spk(s): STM90839 Core subjects (Creative Intelligence and Innovation)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 94680 Entering Professional Life (6cp) AND 94681 Entering Professional Life (8cp)


This subject provides students with the opportunity to extend their real-world work experience, strengthen their professional identity and begin developing their own transdisciplinary value proposition. It facilitates a process of engagement in, and reflection upon, an online, work-simulated experience. Students apply this knowledge to future career goals. Additionally it enables students to develop future orientation towards the world of work and the career opportunities opening up to them as emerging transdisciplinary professionals.

Subject learning objectives (SLOs)

Upon successful completion of this subject students should be able to:

1. Identify personal skills and attributes relevant to future career goals and interests
2. Demonstrate future-orientation and awareness of the world of work in an innovation-related field
3. Design and implement a self-directed learning process in a professional practice context
4. Develop personal career opportunities and transdisciplinary value proposition for future professional life

Course intended learning outcomes (CILOs)

This subject contributes specifically to the development of the following course intended learning outcomes:

  • Identify and represent the components and processes within complex systems and organise them within frameworks of relationships (CII.1.1)
  • Analyse problem situations or contexts from multiple disciplinary or personal perspectives and integrate findings in creative and useful ways (CII.2.3)
  • Identify significant issues, challenges or opportunities and assess potential to act creatively on them (CII.4.1)
  • Imagine and design initiatives within existing organisational structures (intrapreneurship) or by building a new context (entrepreneurship) (CII.5.1)
  • Explore and articulate the transformation required to create and implement innovation, with sensitivity to the creative destruction that this requires (CII.5.2)

Contribution to the development of graduate attributes

This subject provides you with opportunities to build on your Innovation Internship A experiences to continue to develop your skills and attributes relevant to an innovation-oriented workplace. In this subject you apply your creative intelligence methods and practices to identified workplace challenges offering insights and recommending innovation opportunities. Feedback on your contributions and professionalism will be provided by your Stream Leader, to allow you to reflect upon your current abilities and refine goals for continuous learning in your chosen field of intra/entrepreneurship. Finally, the subject challenges you to develop your own unique transdisciplinary learning development plan, to enhance the knowledge, skills and experiences gained relevant to your professional career and future prospective employers.

So your experiences as a student in this subject support you to develop the following graduate attributes (GA):

GA 2 Create value in problem-solving and enquiry

GA 4 Imaginative and ethical citizenship

GA 5 Entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial skills

Teaching and learning strategies

Students immerse in a simulated, virtual workplace context and undertake experiential, work-based learning to develop their professional identities, together with an understanding of professional practice. Students will reflect on their experiences and share insights with their peers, academics and industry professionals through online engagement, and receive regular feedback before submitting their assessments.

Content (topics)

  • Development of self directed personalised learning goals
  • Innovation in a virtual workplace
  • Feedback skills
  • Transdisciplinary value proposition


Assessment task 1: Assessment task 1: Value exploration


This assessment task addresses the following subject learning objectives:

1 and 2

This assessment task contributes to the development of course intended learning outcome(s):

CII.2.3 and CII.4.1

Type: Reflection
Groupwork: Individual
Weight: 40%

Video (Part A): 3 minutes

Written (Part B): 500-1000 words (approx.) + appendices

Assessment task 2: Assessment task 2: Deliverables


This assessment task addresses the following subject learning objectives:

2 and 3

This assessment task contributes to the development of course intended learning outcome(s):

CII.1.1, CII.2.3 and CII.5.1

Type: Portfolio
Groupwork: Group, individually assessed
Weight: 30%

Negotiated with your Stream Leader

Assessment task 3: Assessment task 3: Future agency


This assessment task addresses the following subject learning objectives:

1 and 4

This assessment task contributes to the development of course intended learning outcome(s):

CII.4.1 and CII.5.2

Type: Design/drawing/plan/sketch
Groupwork: Individual
Weight: 30%

Maximum 1000 words + appendices + visualisation

Minimum requirements

Students must attempt each assessment task and achieve an overall pass mark in order to pass this subject.

Late penalties apply to all assessment tasks as outlined in the FTDi FYI student booklet. Please consult this booklet for other useful information including Special Consideration, Plagiarism, Extension, and Student Support Services.

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