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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 3023

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
006461

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 4 & 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

The aim of this capstone course is to provide students with the opportunity to apply and integrate knowledge and skills that they have acquired throughout their program of study within a strategic management context.

Course content

Frameworks for environmental analysis; business strategy formulation; internal analysis of resources and capabilities; corporate strategy (diversification and vertical integration); strategies for international business and global competition; strategy implementation; assessing and controlling organisational performance; innovation and entrepreneurship; strategic alliances; mergers and acquisitions.  Course will place major emphasis on individual assessment of collaborative and communication skills of students as participants in a strategy decision.

Textbook(s)

Hanson, D, Hitt, MA, Ireland, RD, & Hoskisson, RE 2017, Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalisation, 6th Asia-Pacific Edn, Cengage, South Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

72 units

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 10 weeks
Lecture (Virtual) 1 hour x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 3 hours x 5 days equiv.
Workshop 3 hours x 5 days equiv.
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 35 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Workshop 35 hours x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Project 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Project 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Project 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Project 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Project 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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