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Business Practicum - BUSS6104

Year - 2019

The Business Practicum offers students an opportunity to interact with a sponsor organisation (e.g., corporate, SME, NFP, government) while working on a project provided by it that requires a specific outcome by the end of the semester. The project examines the sponsor¿s current activities, challenges and future aspirations. While undertaking the unit, participants research the issues presented by the project and determine its scope and key deliverables in consultation with the sponsor. This process enables students to apply theoretical knowledge learned in class, where it is useful, and critically analyse data found during research to provide possible solutions to the problems identified. The final stage is communicating the key outcomes via a written report to the sponsor at the end of the project. Additionally, for the duration of the project, students are expected to reflect on how they have developed as an individual and as part of a team as a means of developing a professional identity that highlights their distinctive self, and to consider their own personal employment strategies while building professional networks.

Classes
1 x 2 hours weekly tutorials

Assessment
project proposal (15%); mid-way reflection (25%); digital presentation (30%); report - key findings (30%)

Assumed knowledge
A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills.

Pre-requisites

Completion of at least 48 credit points

Details

Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Business School
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Business School
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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