This unit (BBB7001) 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.

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Must have successfully completed at least 4 units.

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

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This unit is studied as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to apply for the course.

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