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Subject details

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.
  • Topics

    • A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.

Entry Requirements

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

Special requirements

  • AttendanceDetails - Face-to-face intensive over 4 days

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. 

Session 1, 2018:

  • Friday 2 March - Sunday 4 March, 08:30am to 06:30pm (Room 13.03.007) 
  • Saturday 19 May 08:30am to 06:30pm (Room 13.03.007)

Session 2, 2018:

  • Friday 20 July 08:30am to 05:30pm - Room  013.03.015
  • Saturday 21 July 08:30am to 05:30pm - Room 013.03.007
  • Sunday 22 July 08:30am to 05:30pm - Room 013.03.007
  • Saturday 06 October 08:30am to 05:30pm - Room 013.03.007

Session 3, 2018:

  • TBA

  • Presentation (30%)
  • Project Report (40%)
  • Journal (30%)

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.

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