units

MBA5721

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - 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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12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield MBA Teaching Period 5 2015 (On-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Amanda Pyman

Synopsis

Students will partake in experiential learning project by working together on a group based project in an assigned organisation. Supervised by an academic member of staff and assisted by the organisation's representative, the group will be guided through the processes of: proposal preparation, data collection and analysis, project implementation, business planning and 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, interpersonal, 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%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 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 six/eight 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

Students must have completed the MBA integrating core units and fundamental core units as follows:

MBA5706,MBA5701, MBA5709, MBA5730, MBA5708/MBA5608, MBA5720/MBA5620, MBA5740/MBA5640, MBA5703/MBA5603, MBA5704/MBA5604, MBA5705/MBA560, MBA5715/MBA5615, MBA5707/MBA5607

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in 0028, 3184, 3185, 3189, 3190, 3196, 3198, 3839 or 3849 to undertake this unit.