Not currently available in 2020

Unit description

Developing enterprise skills is vital for helping students transition to dynamic and complex workplaces in a global economy. Students will be introduced to management theory and build an understanding of the changing role of business in society. Through various experiential activities and interactions with industry leaders, students will develop an applied understanding of business practice within their chosen field.  Business Practice and Impact also focuses on the development of a professional identity, communication skills and collaborating with others in a diverse and multi-faceted world.

Unit content

  • Fundamentals of management
  • Responsible business and its role in society
  • Complex and changing work environments
  • Industry structures and stakeholders
  • Developing professional identities and networks
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Business language and communication
  • Engaging and collaborating with others
  • Intercultural management and diversity


Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment


Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
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Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.