Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
NOTE: This subject has a quota of 60.
Students will be selected into the subject as they self-enrol during the re-enrolment period. Master of Commerce (Management) and Master of Commerce (Marketing), for whom MGMT90148 Consulting Fundamentals is a core subject, will be given preference for places. Students enrolling after the quota has been reached will be withdrawn from the subject and given preference for subject places in the following semester.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 3 hour seminar per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
Approximately 2 hours of personal study per hour of class time is required to achieve a satisfactory level of performance.
|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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
This subject will critically explore the purpose and value of consulting as a practice and as a profession. Through tracing the consulting lifecycle and the examination of client-consultant relationships, students will learn to emulate the requisite soft and technical skills of effective consultants and develop an understanding of what it means to be an external change agent. Using a case-based approach, this subject will introduce various consulting frameworks and tools used to diagnose, analyse and solve complex but seemingly common organisational problems. In the process, students will gain a firm appreciation of the art and science of professional consulting and learn to apply problem-solving approaches that balance methodological rigour with creativity and lateral thinking.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
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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:
Master of Commerce (Management) |
Master of Commerce (Marketing)
Master of Management
150 Point Master of Management |
150 point Master of Marketing Communications
200 point Master of Marketing Communications
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