Subject details

  • Topics
    • Attitude and Aptitude
    • Analysis
    • Awareness
    • Alignment
    • Argument
    • Access
    • Approach
    • Ambience
    • Accountability and Authority
    • Activity
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Blog
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Web links
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Standard Media
      • Wikis
    • Online Materials
      • Printable format materials

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

  1. apply design thinking to national and international business problems and opportunities, so as to develop solutions for defined end-users
  2. apply interpersonal skills to work in teams and to communicate effectively with clients
  3. create solutions and recommendations that add value to the client’s organisation through responding to a client project brief in an ethical sustainable manner
  4. research and reflect on career opportunities for entry level managers.
  • Assignment 1 - Group Presentation (30%)
  • Assignment 2 - Group Client Report (30%)
  • Assignment 3 - Individual Reflective Journal (40%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

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

Special requirements

No special requirements

In this subject you will learn how to effectively design, research, and manage a business-consulting project that meets a client’s needs. Through a series of seminars you will engage with key literature relating to consulting. You will apply integrated business concepts to applied industry-based research. This subject also emphasises the contribution of sound business ethics to promote and sustain the achievement of organisational business goals. In the subject you will also consider and research career goals as entry level managers and reflect on contemporary international trends of employment. You will critically reflect about your learning skills and lifelong learning options.

This subject includes a Work Integrated Learning experience. You will undertake and be assessed on structured activities that allow you to learn, apply and demonstrate your professional or vocational practice; and be involved in authentic engagement with partner organisations that include industry feedback.

This subject also provides you with a capstone experience, which will provide you with the opportunity to integrate, critically reflect on and consolidate what you have learnt in your program.

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