Managerial Project

Subject BUSA90201 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 05-Jan-2015 to 27-Mar-2015
Assessment Period End 29-Mar-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 09-Jan-2015
Census Date 23-Jan-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 27-Feb-2015

April, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 06-Apr-2015 to 26-Jun-2015
Assessment Period End 05-Jul-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 22-Apr-2015
Census Date 24-Apr-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 05-Jun-2015

July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 06-Jul-2015 to 07-Aug-2015
Assessment Period End 10-Aug-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 13-Jul-2015
Census Date 17-Jul-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 31-Jul-2015

September, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 28-Sep-2015 to 06-Dec-2015
Assessment Period End 11-Dec-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 12-Oct-2015
Census Date 16-Oct-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 13-Nov-2015

Students are required to undertake 30 hours of reading during the pre-teaching period. Reading material will be available via reading packs.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 30 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available

This subject is only available to students admitted in the Master of Business Administration

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Program Services

Subject Overview:

Students should:

  • demonstrate the ability to use the theory and concepts derived from the program and apply them to a real managerial problem in order to develop creative insights into potential solutions;
  • develop the skills necessary to complete a sustained piece of applied research, carrying it from problem recognition and definition to completion.
Learning Outcomes:
  • learn to identify which problems are capable of solution with the tools acquired during the subject and to identify whether these problems should be approached from a disciplinary, functional or general management perspective;
  • develop the capacity to formulate methods of approaching managerial problems, recognising their complexity and postulating solutions;
  • recognise that solutions to managerial problems require a balance between creativity and practicality;
  • learn presentation and communication skills, such as literacy and structure, relevant to the work which they are to present;
  • understand that a sustained piece of academic work places rigorous demands on the researcher.
  • Research Project (100%)
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Graduate Certificate in Social Impact

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