Comparative Business Contexts
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- 20 Feb 2023
Australia’s fourth oldest university, the University of Tasmania, is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 50 postgraduate programs across a range of disciplines. The university offers students a diverse range of opportunities, the chance to learn from leading experts, and excellent preparation for their future careers.
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Evaluate the industrial and economic structure, culture and politics of practising business, management, and leadership in the study tour destination, whether that be in Tasmania, the Australian mainland or overseas
- Critically reflect on cultural differences, and how these differences impact upon business and management practices
- Communicate management concepts and business ideas to professional audiences
- Refer to Mylo for study topics
Conditional requisite: 75 credit points of postgraduate subjects (equivalent to 6 subjects).
No additional requirements
This subject is designed to offer students an immersive learning experience and to test assumptions about the operation of organisations in different contexts. Students are offered an opportunity to explore different social, cultural, and behavioural dimensions of business through site visits in Tasmania, the Australian mainland or overseas. It is expected that students will attend all scheduled on-campus and off-campus activities.
Students will be required to employ reflective practice to critically explore managerial practices, leadership approaches and operational mechanisms given complex external and internal characteristics of organisations in commercial, public and not-for-profit sectors across different contexts.
This subject also offers students the opportunity to explore topics of interest associated with research projects as part of the full-time MBA and Executive MBA courses.
- Reflective Journal (20%)
- Case Study Analysis (40%)
- Narrated Presentation (40%)
Current study term: 19 Feb 23 to 28 May 23
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