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Bachelor of Commerce students will be assigned in small groups to a host organisation in the respective country. Collaborating in teams, they will undertake a structured business planning or business development exercise. This will be supported by seminar work providing approaches, tools, techniques and reporting format.
During the Industry Project, student teams will undertake in-depth project work in identifying the scope, opportunities, constraints and recommendations of the exercise.
Students will learn to operate in an international context with unstructured and incomplete information in real business settings, to develop research and networks to support their enquiry, to work successfully in teams, to present their findings and seek and received constructive feedback in a range of settings. Students will also be encouraged to plan, reflect upon and modify their approaches to improve the outcomes of their efforts in managing the business project.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Apply theory and practice of undergraduate level studies in commerce to resolving real-world business issues.
- Research, analyse, evaluate and propose practical business solutions within the bounds of the exercise.
- Identify key strategic questions, assess options related to the exercise, communicate progress and check direction with team members and mentors.
- Demonstrate key employability attributes sought by employers including cross-cultural communication skills, interpersonal skills, time management, commercial acumen, initiative, independent learning and team skills.
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
- Verbal and written communication skills through discussion and assigned tasks;
- Project management, including accurate scoping of project, development of approaches, timelines, execution and timely completion;
- Teamwork demonstrated by good communication within the group, understanding of skills brought by individual members, organising for achievement and presenting group report;
- Communication skills in an international business context;
- Research, problem solving and critical thinking;
- Documentation preparation and presentation skills through assigned tasks and the practicum exercise;
- Interpersonal skills through the practicum exercise and assigned tasks.
Last updated: 8 May 2021