Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:November, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 16 hours of seminars pre-departure (2 x days of 9am-5pm); full-day attendance for 10 days at the host company internationally (70 hours); 2-hour de-briefing session. |
Total Time Commitment:
156 hours per semester
A minimum of 175 points total accumulated at the commencement of the subject out of which at least 50 points were accrued from level-2 Faculty of Business and Economics subjects. Students must also have permission from the Capstone Studies Coordinator to enrol in this subject.
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BCom (Hons) students intending to complete this subject must seek permission to do so from their Honours Convenor.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request 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 of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
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
Bachelor of Commerce students will be assigned in small groups to a host organisation in the respective country. Working in teams, they will undertake a structured business planning or business development exercise. This will be supported by seminar work providing approaches, tools, techniques and reporting format. During the Industry Project, in-depth work will be undertaken in identifying the scope, opportunities, constraints and recommendations of the exercise. Students will learn to work in an international context with unstructured and incomplete information in real business settings, to develop research and networks to support their enquiry, to work successfully in teams, to present their findings and seek and received constructive feedback in a range of settings. Students will also be encouraged to plan, reflect upon and modify their approaches to improve the outcomes of their efforts in managing the business project.
Bachelor of Commerce students will be assigned in small groups to a host organisation in the respective country. Working in teams, they will undertake a structured business planning or business development exercise. This will be supported by seminar work providing approaches, tools, techniques and reporting format.
Team presentation to host company, including brief report of 1,000 words (30%) to be completed at the end of two weeks in-company placement. Presentation to be assessed by the Subject Coordinator;
Full team report on project (with accompanying file of resources) of 5,000 words in length (40%) to be submitted 3 weeks after return from in-company placement;
Peer review assessment (10%) and reflective individual essay of 2,000 words (20%) to be submitted four weeks after return from in-company placement.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
Please note this subject has special entry requirements including strict application deadlines. See http://fbe.unimelb.edu.au/csc/experience/capstone/global_consulting for further information.
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