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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

Topic 1: Business Practice and Impact – Self

Topic 2: Business Practice and Impact – the Team

Topic 3: Business Practice and Impact – the Organisation

Topic 4: Business Practice and Impact – the Industry ecosystem

Topic 5: Business Practice and Impact – the Community

Topic 6: Business Practice and Impact – the world

 

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1Analyse and describe the changing and complex role of responsible business in society
2Understand the structure of industries and the role various stakeholders play within them
3Self-reflect to identify personal strengths in order to develop a personal and professional brand and identity
4Demonstrate professional skills, including written, verbal, and presentation, in order to effectively articulate an idea and convince others of its merit
5Engage others and work collaboratively and effectively
6Understand differing cultural perspectives and practices and the value of diversity across various business contexts

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Analyse and describe the changing and complex role of responsible business in society
  2. Understand the structure of industries and the role various stakeholders play within them
  3. Self-reflect to identify personal strengths in order to develop a personal and professional brand and identity
  4. Demonstrate professional skills, including written, verbal, and presentation, in order to effectively articulate an idea and convince others of its merit
  5. Engage others and work collaboratively and effectively
  6. Understand differing cultural perspectives and practices and the value of diversity across various business contexts

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study20%
Project report30%
Portfolio50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study20%
Project report30%
Portfolio50%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. 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 teaching period.

Fee information

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