Study Tour

    Unit code: BBB7001 | Study level: Postgraduate
    (Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
    City Campus
    VU Brisbane
    VU Sydney
    Must have successfully completed at least 4 units.
    (Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


    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.


    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
    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

    This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):

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