Executive Consulting - 2016

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Unit summary

BUSM4524

  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: Sess 1 , Sess 2 , Sess 3
  • Availability for 2017: Sess 1 , Sess 2 , Sess 3
  • Assessment: Journal (20%) , Presentation (40%) - Learn more

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2016 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 4,080.00
International 4,330.00

In this unit you will develop the knowledge and skills needed by executive leaders to design and research strategic project briefs to meet clients’ needs both internal and external to your organisation. You will also reflect on the progression of your career, identifying actions required to achieve your career goals as an executive and lifelong learner.

This unit includes a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experience where your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real workplace context and where feedback from industry is integral to your experience.

This unit requires on-campus attendance. Attendance on the first weekend is compulsory. This face to face intensive will be held in Melbourne:

Session 1, 2016:

  • Friday 4 March - Sunday 6 March
  • Sunday 22 May*

Session 2, 2016:

  • Friday 22 July - Sunday 24 July
  • Sunday 9 October*

Session 3, 2016:

  • Friday 25 November - Sunday 27 November
  • Saturday 28 January*

* Attendance is strongly encouraged however for those that cannot attend, electronic alternatives will be available.

On the successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Create a strategic project brief in an ethical sustainable manner using business design thinking to provide solutions and recommendations to a client’s organisation
  2. Apply interpersonal skills to work in teams and to communicate effectively with clients
  3. Critically reflect on your executive career potential and lifelong learning.
  • Journal (20%)
  • Presentation (40%)
  • Project Report 1 (40%)

Recommended prerequisites

You are recommended to have completed the following unit(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

  • Some on campus attendance — Face-to-face intensive over 4 days

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

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This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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