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Course Offered Best taken Degree Enrol
Creating Impact Semester 1 Early in degree UG+PG via ISIS
Creating Knowledge Semester 2 Early in degree UG only Apply
Leadership & Influence Semester 1 Middle of degree UG+PG via ISIS
Unravelling Complexity Semester 1 Later in degree UG+PG Apply
Mobilising Research Winter Session Later in degree UG+PG TBA
Wicked Problems NEW - TBA Later in degree PG only TBA
Ignorance! NEW - TBA Later in degree PG only TBA
Group Research & Innovation Project NEW - TBA Later in degree UG+PG TBA
Innovation Internship NEW - TBA Later in degree UG only TBA

Note: UG: undergraduate; PG: postgraduate

Course Overviews

Creating Impact

Creating Impact introduces students to key methods and tools that underpin innovation across disciplines. Students will learn to use Systems Thinking; Design Thinking; the Business Model Canvas; and Lean Startup techniques to identify and validate opportunities, and to rapidly deliver results.

Creating Knowledge

Creating Knowledge revolve around on-campus field trips to discover how knowledge is created around campus. You’ll also engage with all of the Learning Communities at ANU, attend public lectures, and interview professors. CK is a Vice-Chancellor’s course for talented, inquiring students from all areas of the ANU who are interested in what makes universities tick.

Leadership & Influence

Leadership & Influence offers students who have demonstrated or shown potential as leaders a wide understanding of styles of leadership and influence. Suitable for undergraduates and postgraduates who will be seeking leadership positions in the future.

Unravelling Complexity

Unravelling Complexity offers later-year students from any part of the ANU the opportunity to explore a series of complex issues. Suitable for undergraduates and postgraduates towards the end of your degree. Law students can enrol in LAWS4001 and have it counted as a Law course.

Mobilising Research

Mobilising Research aims to uncover what research is and how it can be used for the public good. The course is offered as an intensive course in ANU’s Winter session, and is part of the IARU Global Summer Program.

New Courses

Information about Wicked Problems, Ignorance!, Group Research & Innovation Project and Innovation Internship will be available shortly.

Updated:  24 Sep 2017/ Responsible Officer:  Head of School/ Page Contact:  VC Courses Webmaster