• Why join the course?

    Your company’s Intellectual Property (IP) is its greatest asset, providing a powerful competitive advantage in the marketplace. That’s why it’s critical to manage and safeguard your IP, just like any other company asset. Our 100% online course introduces you to the fundamentals of IP protection and commercialisation. You’ll learn about Intellectual Property and the types of protection available: Copyright, Patent, Trademark and Design. See IP protection in action with some industry examples and delve into the various aspects of commercialisation.

  • Who is the course for?

    This online course is ideal for anyone who wants to develop their knowledge of the business world, whether you're looking to advance your career, explore new career paths or launch your own business. It is suitable for business owners and employees working in the private and public sectors.

  • 100% online + 24/7 unlimited access

    Study when you want, where you want, to get the most from your learning. This 100% online course is delivered in 9 videos (4 hours total). With 24/7 unlimited access, you can watch the videos as many times as you need. This short course is non-accredited and there is no assessment. You will receive a certificate of completion once you have viewed all content.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you’ll be better able to:

  • Understand what Intellectual Property is and why it needs protecting
  • Identify ways to protect Intellectual Property
  • Understand Copyright, Trademark, Patent and Design protection
  • Promote best practices in IP management within your company
  • Understand various aspects of IP within commercialisation
  • Apply your knowledge to protect your company’s interests

Safeguard your business with a deeper understanding of Intellectual Property and how to protect it.

Study at your own pace to complete 6 modules, all created and delivered by an expert practitioner.
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Course curriculum

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What you get: Unlimited access to 9 videos (4 hours total) 100% online learning Start anytime, study your way.

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Learn from expert practitioners

  • Dr Guy Forsyth


    Dr Guy Forsyth

    Dr Forsyth provides commercial, legal and project management advice and training to public and private sector clients. With experience across over thirty different organisations, Dr Forsyth is able bring a range of skill sets such as contract management, Intellectual property advice and guidance, strategic planning, procurement and tender preparation evaluation, service level agreement formation, performance review, probity advice, project and program governance, IT outsourcing and stewardship, benchmarking and market testing, bid management, commercial evaluation, and risk analysis/ management. He also lectures and tutors at University and works with the Department of Defence as a leadership and ethics trainer, advisor and mentor. Dr Forsyth completed his Doctorate in management at the University of NSW (Canberra) where he specialised in leadership. His areas of study include strategic management, managing technological innovation and leadership. Prior to this he completed a Masters of Corporate Law and delivered a major thesis on Intellectual property. This work extensively researched the application of IP in the ICT industry. Dr Forsyth has maintained close connections with the Australian Institute for Commercialisation and the Office of ICT Commercialisation. He is currently a member of the Licensing Executive Society of Australia and New Zealand and has participated in numerous seminars on the methodology for IP commercialisation. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of NSW with a double major in accounting, finance and system and he has been a member of the Australian Institute of Project managers since 1994. He has been a Member of the Australian Computer Society, Australian Society of Accountants, Institute of Management, and Society for Computers and the Law.

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