units

BEX3555

Faculty of Business and Economics

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 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.

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Coordinator(s)

Dr Uma Devi Jogulu (First semester); Dr Chew Yin Teng (Second semester)

Offered

Malaysia

  • First semester 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

This is an interdisciplinary capstone unit for the Bachelor of Business and Commerce program. It aims to help students integrate the diverse discipline knowledge they acquired in prior studies, deepen their understanding of topical issues related to regional or global business, and apply their learning to solve real business problems. Students will identify innovative solutions to those problems from a total organisation perspective. In the process, they will learn how to synthesise principles and theories from different business disciplines, and apply a variety of skills including critical inquiry, problem solving, communication and teamwork.

Outcomes

The learning objectives associated with this unit are to:

  1. critically evaluate real-life business practices and issues by integrating multiple perspectives and approaches, and identify innovative solutions to the associated business problems
  2. synthesise knowledge from multiple disciplines and identify solutions to a range of business problems
  3. articulate and present their ideas in a succinct and convincing manner.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60% Examination: 40%

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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Chief examiner(s)

Dr Uma Devi Jogulu (First semester)
Dr Chew Yin Teng (Second semester)

Prerequisites

Successful completion of 96 credit points, inclusive of: ACW1000, BTW1042, ECW1101, ETW1102 or ETW1000, MGW1010 and MKW1120.

Co-requisites

Must be enrolled in course 2224, 1941 or 3863.