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Postgraduate | RMI-BUSM4524-2023

Executive Consulting

Implement strategic project briefs for clients, both internal and external to your organisation.Draw on business design thinking. Ensure that you continue to demonstrate sustainable and ethical work practices. Reflect on your work and your career path

Study method

Online & on-campus


100% online

Entry requirements

Part of a degree


14 weeks

Start dates

  • 27 Feb 2023
  • 17 July 2023

Price from


Upfront cost


FEE-HELP available

About this subject

What you'll learn

On the successful completion of this subject, 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.
    • A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
  • In this subject 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 subject includes a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) 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.

    This subject requires on-campus attendance in Melbourne. Attendance on the first weekend is compulsory.

    • Assessment 1 (Linked CLOs: 3) (40%)
    • Assessment 2 (Linked CLOs: 2, 3) (20%)
    • Assessment 3 (Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3) (40%)
  • For textbook details check your university's handbook, website or learning management system (LMS).

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Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Prior study

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

  • RMI-BUSM4521-Design Thinking for Business (Executive) (no longer available)

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  • RMI-OMBA630-Leadership and Ethics (no longer available)

  • RMI-OMBA130 (Not currently available)

  • RMI-OMBA200 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

  • Attendance requirements - Face-to-face intensive over 4 days