This unit involves working on an applied business project. Students will apply their skills to a contemporary workplace situation, and deliver recommendations in a business setting. Participants in this unit will be expected to apply a managerial perspective.. The unit provides the opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge from previous units in the course. The integration of work-based learning and academic learning, commonly referred to as Work Integrated Learning (WIL) will allow students to analyse and solve authentic business problems or address real issues faced in organisations. Students will receive feedback on their professional practice.

Unit details

Location:
Victoria University Online
Study level:
Postgraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
BMO7006

Prerequisites

BEO6000 - Data Analysis for Business and

3 other VUBS 12cp Master units

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Apply knowledge and understanding of management to identify and describe a business or management problem of suitable scale and scope, applying an appropriate methodology appropriate for the problem;  
  2. Apply skills in planning and executing independent research, locating and analysing information, and reflecting upon business/management literaturethe work of others and integrating it within own work;  
  3. Demonstrate a capacity for evaluative and critical thinking by reviewing the current understanding of the problem, assessing alternative approaches, and addressing business ethics and sustainability considerations;  
  4. Articulate and defend innovative solutions and recommendations that address the business problem;  
  5. Exemplify interpersonal skills to collaborate and communicate effectively, orally and in writing; and  
  6. Exhibit and integrate business acumen and professional exposure experience.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment Project Brief proposal which identifies and describes an applied business project of suitable scope and includes a brief review of literature 15%
Presentation Presentation of interim findings, including literature which has been reviewed 25%
Project Written report or article submitted which analyses and assesses the business problem and delivers clear business-like recommendations 60%

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