units

MBA5060

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

Postgraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Management

Coordinator(s)

Professor Veronique Ambrosini

Offered

Not offered in 2016

Synopsis

This unit is one of six specialist units that provide students with exposure to prominent visiting professors presenting a range of leading edge topics.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge and comprehension and to critically evaluate key theories, concepts, tools and techniques in a specified specialist field
  2. demonstrate an ability to apply these theories, concepts, tools and techniques in an appropriate business context
  3. further enhance communication, inter-personal, problem solving and critical thinking capabilities.

Assessment

Option 1: Within semester assessment: 100%

Option 2: Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

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)

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses to undertake this unit: 3183, 3184, 3185, 3189, 3190, 3191, 3195, 3196, 3197, 3198, 3837, 3839, 3849 or 0028