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MBA5410

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2013 (Off-campus block of classes)
Caulfield Winter semester 2013 (Off-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Amanda Pyman

Synopsis

Students will work closely with an academic staff member assisted by a company staff member. They will be guided through the processes of; proposal preparation, data collection and analysis, project implementation, business planning -- project reporting.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. demonstrate an ability to apply a broad range of knowledge and understanding of key business theories, concepts, tools and techniques in a practical context
  2. demonstrate an ability to analyse, synthesise and evaluate a business situation and to develop appropriate recommendations in the form of a consulting report
  3. further enhance communication, inter-personal, problem solving and critical thinking capabilities
  4. develop capabilities to be future generators of sustainable economic, social and environmental value for business.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

12 hours per week if study is spread over two semesters or 24 hours per week if the subject is to be completed in one semester. This time will be spent on activities that will include discussions with supervisors, self guided and directed reading, library and Internet research, data gathering and analysis and write-up

Prerequisites

Students must have completed the following MBA core units to undertake this unit: MBA5510, MBA5530, MBA5008, MBA5520, MBA5540, MBA9003, MBA9004, MBA9005, MBA9006 and MBA9007.

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses to undertake this unit: 3183, 3184, 3185, 3189, 3190, 3191, 3195, 3196, 3197, 3198, 3837, 3839, 3849 or 0028