Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 16 hours of instruction (including seminars and consultations), plus a minimum of 40 hours at the Practicum Organisation comprising a regular half day attendance each week and additional appointments as necessary. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Students must have permission from the subject coordinator AND 50 points of level-2 Faculty of Business and Economics subjects.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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CoordinatorMs Trudy Willis
Capstone Studies Coordinator
Commerce Student Centre
Upper Ground Floor
111 Barry Street
The University of Melbourne
Tel: +61 3 8344 1922
Fax: +61 3 9347 3986
Students will be assigned to a Practicum Organisation, where they will work in teams and undertake a structured business planning or business development exercise. This will be supported by seminar work providing tools, techniques and reporting formats, and in depth work at the Practicum Organisation identifying the scope, opportunities, constraints and recommendations of the exercise. Students will learn to work with unstructured and incomplete information, to develop research and networks to support their enquiry, to work successfully in teams, and to present their findings and seek and receive constructive feedback in a range of settings. Students will also be encouraged to plan, reflect and modify their approaches to improve the outcomes of their efforts in managing their business project.
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
Individual written assignments (10%), participation and team contribution (10%). Group assignment (10%) and presentations (10%). Group report with accompanying file of resources (60%) which is assessed as a team report of 20,000 words in length. Each individual in the team must contribute equally.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Successful completion of this subject will further develop the following skills: |
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