Industry Studies in Europe

Subject BUSA90514 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

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

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:

April, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start 31-Mar-2016
Teaching Period 02-Apr-2016 to 10-Apr-2016
Assessment Period End 10-Apr-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 31-Mar-2016
Census Date 04-Apr-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 07-Apr-2016

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 30 hours
Total Time Commitment:

140 hours


Enrolment in the MC-BAEV program

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.

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Subject Overview:

Industry Studies in Europe (ISE) is a 7-day field study subject based in Europe. This subject leverages multiple topics covered in prior subjects to analyse and understand European business models and success factors relative to other global approaches and experiences. ISE involves a series of lectures and seminars at a partner business school, field visits to European businesses and public institutions (e.g. European Central Bank) and comparative analyses of European and other business models.

Learning Outcomes:

On completing the subject students should:

  • Have an awareness of European cross border management topics including international economics and cultural aspects of business
  • Have developed an understanding of the evolution of the European Union, its political, economic, business and sociological transformation over recent decades and its prospects
  • Have obtained insights into designated industries operating in the European Union
  • Understand the opportunities presented by emerging economies
  • Have improved their understanding of cross-cultural business operations

Class participation (attendance at lectures, peer and instructor evaluation of contribution to class learning) 10%

Syndicate Report (equivalent to individual 1200 word assessment) 20%

Syndicate Presentation (hurdle requirement; 20 minutes; equivalent to individual 1200 word assessment) 40%

Individual personal reflective assignment (2000 words) 30%

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject is only available to students enrolled in the MC-BAEV program

Related Course(s): Master of Business Administration

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