Undergraduate | TAS-ZAA232 | 2024
Business Planning and Decision Making
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- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 14 weeks
- 26 Feb 2024
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About this subject
Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Analyse and interpret data to apply an ‘evidence-based approach’ to decision making.
- Apply business planning strategies, tools, and techniques to support organisational planning.
- Evaluate and communicate planning requirements, actions and priorities in an organisational context.
- Refer to MyLO for study topics.
Business planning for successful organisations relies on both strategic and operational plans that inform and guide day to day activities and processes. Strategic planning concepts include medium to long term planning, vision, missions, values and objectives of an organisation. This subject explores how strategic planning informs operational planning, with a strong focus on how operational actions and activities are formulated and decided upon.
It investigates approaches that underpin data-informed decision-making and planning including being able to identify and incorporate organisational challenges, opportunities and recommendations for improvements. You will engage in analysing, interpreting and evaluating data, information and operating context using business tools such as graphing, SWOTs, and business model canvases to inform operational planning.
In conjunction with the discipline theory, this subject builds on concepts of learning through practice in Year 1 of study by introducing you to more complex learning experiences.
You will be introduced to:
- discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations. This will include authentic and purposeful, industry-related experiences
- concepts of managing effective relationships and communicating with others
- the development and use of adaptive leadership skills and how these skills relate to innovative and entrepreneurial practice
- the nature of responsible, accountable and reflective workplace skills, and creative and critical thinking relevant to para-professional practice.
- Case Study Operational Report (30%)
- Business Action Plan (50%)
- Decision Making and Data Analysis (20%)
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