Creating Better Business
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- 17 Jul 2023
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After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:
- Critically and respectfully engage diverse stakeholder groups while designing innovative business solutions
- Identify and apply relevant theoretical frameworks in the creation and evaluation of innovative business solutions
- Communicate innovative businesses solutions across diverse communities
Assurance of Learning:
This course evaluates student performance for Assurance of Learning purposes for the program learning objectives (PLOs): 1) Effectively communicate with diverse audiences through a variety of modes and media 2) Critically analyse local and global business issues to apply inclusive, socially responsible and sustainable practices 3) Discuss how to integrate Australia's First Peoples' perspectives in contemporary business contexts 4) Develop and apply knowledge and skills which enhance employability and career paths 5) Develop and apply interdisciplinary perspectives to contemporary business practices 6) Identify and critically analyse sources of data to inform evidence based decision making.
- Please see the suggested study timeline on the Learning@Griffith site.
- 1. Imagining Better Business: The sociological imagination and ethical reasoning
- 2. Better Relationships; Better for Whom: Stakeholder theory
- 3. Better Relationships; Inclusivity: Developing cultural competency
- 4. Better Practices: Developing evidence-based practice
- 5. Better Leaders: Exploring the link between leadership, wellbeing, and creativity
- 6. Better strategies: Introducing the tools of strategic management (vital for the simulation)
- 7. Better group functioning: Managing intra group conflict
- 8. Better Feedback: Delivering effective feedback to peers
- 9. Better Communication: Becoming a communicator of influence
- 10. Better Work: Work, life and the protean Career
- 11. Final presentations
- 12. Creating Better Business: A review
Students must have successfully completed 16 subjects before enrolling in this subject
No additional requirements
Transdisciplinary groups of students work together to solve contemporary challenges in business with a focus on the Sustainability Development Goals and Australia's first peoples. Students present solutions to real world problems by drawing on the knowledge they have developed throughout their foundation and majors. Students participate in simulations in addition to running a social enterprise or charity event. In addition, students will finalise their program e-portfolio's with evidence of their readiness for their chosen profession or career. Students will also collect and present final evidence of readiness through Griffith Graduate Attributes, Griffith Graduates of Influence and BusinessPlus credentials.
- Cultural Competence Module + Online Quiz (20%)
- Written Assignment (25%)
- Log of Learning Activities - Group simulations and presentations (55%)
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