2013 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2013. For Summer School 2013 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2013).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|Succeeding in Business|
|Offered||Semester 1 and Semester 2|
|Prerequisites||Students must complete this unit in their final semester of study (Full-time students will have completed a minimum of 48 credit points and part-time students will have completed a minimum of 60 credit points)|
|Lectures||1x 1.5hr lecture and 1x 1.5hr seminar/workshop per week|
|Assessment||Individual assignment (30%); Business negotiation exercise (20%); Business development project presentation and report (50%).|
|Description||This program-wide capstone unit must be taken by each student in their final semester of study within the Master of Commerce and Master of International Business and Law programs. Students will work collaboratively with peers and expert advisors to integrate the discipline-specific knowledge acquired within their program to address a \\\'real world\\\' business development challenge requiring cross-disciplinary and cross-functional insights, knowledge and skills. Assessment is designed to assure student proficiency in program learning goals. Students will work in self-managing cross-functional teams to complete a semester-long project, prepare individual and group reports that will be assessed by peers, academic staff and industry experts. Weekly seminars will include action learning in business innovation and start-up, firm failure and turn-around, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, strategic decision-making, change management, business communication, and ethical awareness and reasoning in business practice. Learning activities will include short case studies and business negotiation role plays.|