units

BEG3600

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedGippsland First semester 2015 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2015 (Off-campus)
Gippsland Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Vaughan Reimers

Synopsis

This unit presents students with real-life business projects provided by actual employers, thereby allowing students to apply their university learning to an actual business scenario, providing students with experience in tailoring their academic-based learning to the needs of an industry-based partner, and networking with potential employers. This will prepare students for work or professional practice by integrating theoretical knowledge with practice. Being exposed to a work related problem or case study, students will conduct a situational and industry analysis and develop a strategy and recommendations to address the problem.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. apply conceptual and theoretical knowledge to an actual business project; work integrated learning
  2. communicate effectively and appropriately with peers, unit coordinators and external partners both verbally and in writing
  3. work effectively as part of a project team
  4. undertake an applied research project in one or more of the following areas: accounting, economics, management, marketing, or any other area of business
  5. develop problem solving skills, analytical skills, coupled with an ability to identify problems, make recommendations and develop an implementation plan.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Prerequisites

Enrolment in this unit is not available via WES. Course coordinator approval is required prior to enrolment and approval will be dependent upon completion of 96 credit points (including appropriate units for the area of work placement) with an overall average of 60% for all units undertaken.

Prohibitions

BEW3100, BEW3150