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CP2405 - Collective Intelligence and Entrepreneurship

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

In this subject students analyse the social and business impact and applications collective intelligence has in a rapidly changing digital world. Students will explore the start-up lifecycle and related Web2.0/3.0 technologies with particular focus on entrepreneurship, e-marketing and human resource management. Technologies and new business models such as crowd sourcing, harnessing the crowd, linked data, etc., will be examined to evaluate how creative problem solvers can take advantage of a global collective intelligence through enhanced information sharing and online collaboration. Students gain skills and experience using emerging crowd platforms to pitch ideas, increase profit, manage well-being, enable business processes and functions and explore new business models.

Learning Outcomes

  • examine collective intelligence and social network technologies and applications;
  • analyse business opportunities and challenges of collective intelligence and entrepreneurship;
  • examine legal, ethical and social issues related to collective intelligence;
  • develop and align appropriate collective intelligence technologies with entrepreneurship activities.
Prerequisites: MINIMUM OF 24 CREDIT POINTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP5635

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers, Mr Randy Zhu
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers, Mr Randy Zhu.
Contact hours:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
    Assessment: practicals (30%); assignment 1 (25%); assignment 2 (30%); presentation (15%).

    External, Study Period 2
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers, Mr Randy Zhu
    Contact hours:
    • 0 hours
      Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
      Assessment: practicals (30%); assignment 1 (25%); assignment 2 (30%); presentation (15%).

      Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
      Census Date 29-Aug-2019
      Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers, Mr Randy Zhu
      Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers, Dr Joanne Lee.
      Contact hours:
      • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
        Assessment: practicals (30%); assignment 1 (25%); assignment 2 (30%); presentation (15%).

        JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
        Census Date 11-Apr-2019
        Coordinator: Mr Randy Zhu
        Lecturer: Mr Michael Hansen.
        Contact hours:
        • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
          Assessment: practicals (30%); assignment 1 (25%); assignment 2 (30%); presentation (15%).

          Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.