Study Tour

Unit code: BBB7001 | Study level: Postgraduate
12
(One credit point is usually equivalent to one hour of study per week)
City Campus
City Flinders
VU Brisbane
VU Sydney
Must have successfully completed at least 4 units.
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)
Overview
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Overview

This unit is designed for students undertaking an approved postgraduate study tour within the Victoria University Business School. Students participate in an organised short-term or long-term study tour that combines formal study with experiential learning in a particular culture and society. Students participate in a series of seminars hosted or organised by agencies, institutions or organisations approved by the School.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Critically analyse cross-cultural business operations to review relevance to other contemporary business situations;
  2. Critically evaluate relationships between the factors affecting micro and macro business environment;
  3. Investigate business problems and identify associated business opportunities; and,
  4. Formulate strategic recommendations that are appropriate for the relevant international context in both written and oral form.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Review
|
Grade: 20%
Reflection on cross-cultural business operations
Assessment type: Presentation
|
Grade: 30%
Challenges and opportunities for Australia
Assessment type: Report
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Grade: 50%
Reflective country report with lessons learned during the study tour

Required reading

Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.

As part of a course

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