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.