Undergraduate | SWI-BUS30032-2023
Industry Consulting Project
Prior study needed
- 28 Aug 2023
About this subject
What you'll learn
Student who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Apply business management principles, concepts and theories using problem-solving techniques together with Design Thinking tools to analyse a business problem.
2. Demonstrate the ability to formulate and justify innovative plans/recommendations for achieving client’s project goals.
3. Demonstrate the skills and abilities to critically evaluate their own personal learning and development whilst working on a consulting project.
4. Apply professional communication skills to effectively present innovative solutions using diverse mediums and utilise interpersonal skills to collaborate with others in order to solve business problems
- Introduction to Consulting
- Business Strategy Frameworks
- Information sources and research ethics
- Empathy as a means to innovate
- Problem defining and analysis
- Generating creative ideas to solve the problem
- Solution development and creative experimentation
- Testing your creative solutions
- Evaluating strategic options and refining ideas
- Developing recommendations
- Developing Implementation plans
- Critical reflection
- How to pitch a brilliant idea?
This unit aims to provide students with the experience and skills to work on a real-world problem-solving project by building on Design Thinking, experiential learning and management consulting principles. Students will develop and demonstrate their career-readiness by researching, planning, and developing innovative solutions (e.g. business models and plans/marketing plan/project plan or any other strategic plan for a business/an organisation); exhibiting an ability to assess the risks and opportunities in operationalising the proposed solutions; presenting a high level of competence in comprehension of the innovation process; and communicating that knowledge to others in a collective and multidisciplinary working environment.
Assignment, Presentation, Peer Evaluation, Reflection
- Assignment (15-25%)
- Report and presentation (40-60%)
- Review (10-20%)
- Reflective Portfolio (15-25%)
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You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
SWI-BUS30009-Industry Consulting Project (no longer available)
- SWI-BUS30031-Sustainable Business Practice
No additional requirements
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