Intro to Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer and Commercialisation

Course information

Format: Wits accredited online short course

Certification: Wits University certificate of competence

Length: 5 weeks

Breakdown: 3 weeks consecutive online lectures, one exam in week 5

Hours per week: 3 to 4

Language: English


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Course outcomes
  • Define and manage an organisation’s Intellectual Property
  • Create an appropriate technology transfer environment including appropriate frameworks and policies
  • Outline what is involved in commercialising intellectual property
Course Curriculum
  • Module 1: Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • Module 2: Introduction to Technology Transfer
  • Module 3: Introduction to IP Commercialisation
Course Overview
This course provides a foundation for the management of Intellectual Property, the technology transfer process, and the commercialisation process within a public research organisation.
Ayanda Noma
Lecturer Overview: Mr Ayanda Noma is a seasoned Innovation and technology transfer professional. He is currently the Director for Innovation and Technology Transfer at Unisa, responsible for technology transfer and other activities within Unisa. Previously, Ayanda worked for Tshwane University of Technology as Innovation Manager, National Research Foundation in various capacities including Senior Policy Analyst in the then Strategy and Advice, Chemistry lecture at the University of Fort Hare.
Upcoming Courses
  • 22 August 2022
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