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Undergraduate | GRF-GIR204 | 2023

Government Business Nexus: Intervening, Lobbying and Responding

Explore the relationship between government and business.

Assess the political elements that impact business. Compare Australian government/business relations with those in other countries. Measure the shadow cast by the global financial crisis.

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 06 Mar 2023
  • 06 Nov 2023

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About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an ability to identify key political institutions and understand how they impact on business and society.
    2. Explain politics and current events in an international context.
    3. Critically analyse government business relations.
    4. Compare Australia's system of government business relations with those in other countries.
    5. Describe some of the key policy issues confronting business including the areas of corporate social responsibility and sustainability.

Entry requirements


Note: Level 2 subjects normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 1 subjects or other relevant experience.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio/Visual equipment

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Bachelor of Business

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Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice

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