2014 Unit of Study

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Integrated Business Applications
UoS Code BUSS3500
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1, Intensive February, Semester 2 and Intensive July
Prerequisites For the Bachelor of Commerce: Completed a minimum of 120 credit points including the following units of study: (BUSS1001 or ECOF1003), (BUSS1002 or ECOF1004), (BUSS1030 or ACCT1005), (BUSS1040 or ECON1001) and (BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or equivalent); For the Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies): Completed a minimum of 168 credit points including the following units of study: (BUSS1001 or ECOF1003) and (BUSS1002 or ECOF1004).
Prohibitions ECOF3001
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information This unit of study is a compulsory part of the Bachelor of Commerce, combined Bachelor of Commerce degrees and the Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies).
Lectures 1x 1.5 hr lecture and 1x 1.5hr tutorial per week
Assessment individual progress report (10%), group project (50%), and final exam (40%)
Description This unit provides a capstone for students undertaking the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) and Bachelor of Commerce combined programs. It aims to provide students with the practical application of identifying, analysing, and solving contemporary business problems that might involve planning, implementing and evaluating organisational changes which provide solutions to such problems. Students will be introduced to a range of methodologies at each stage of the process of solving business problems, executing solutions, and implementing organisational change. In doing so, the unit will allow students to: apply theories and concepts of business problem solving and change implementation in the context of a specific business case; provide a process framework of business problem solving and team-based learning within which they can integrate functional disciplinary knowledge they have been exposed to in their disciplinary majors; and develop a range of generic skills in problem solving, critical analysis, team-working, research and communication skills.