Industry Consulting Project

BUS30009 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

Results:
6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

Census:
31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

More teaching periods
HOL Study Period 4

Dates:
29 Nov 21 - 27 Feb 22

Results:
29 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
12 Dec 21

Census:
20 Dec 21

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Jan 22

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
5 Jul 21 - 3 Oct 21

Results:
26 Oct 21

Last self enrolment:
18 Jul 21

Census:
30 Jul 21

Last withdraw without fail:
20 Aug 21


Aims and objectives

 
The unit provides an opportunity for students to apply academic knowledge and engage in an industry consulting project. Multidisciplinary teams will work on a live problem solving project from profit or not-for-profit enterprises. Teams will work under the guidance of a coach with project specific inputs from the project briefs. In the final week, teams will deliver their findings and recommendations through an oral presentation and a written report. The unit t develop and enhance employability skills for students.
 
Student who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1 Apply business principles, overviews, discipline issues and knowledge to a real-world context and develop the intellectual independence to be reflective learners.
 
2 Undertake and evaluate research from a variety of sources in order to make judgements to solve a range of problems that arise in business contexts.
 
3 Communicate a range of business arguments appropriate to the audience, through a variety of communication media.
 
4 Work collaboratively in diverse groups and generate creative solutions that are fit for purpose and be cognisant of the impact of business decisions.

Courses with unit

A capstone unit in the Bachelor of Business Suite