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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5074

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
012584

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 1 & 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

This capstone course enables students to develop an insightful understanding of organisational strategies and the concepts upon which they are built.

Course content

Examine strategic concepts and the application of analytical tools; strategy formulation and implementation; competitive advantage; problem solving and decision making; creative thinking, innovation and alternative strategic concepts; managing paradox; globalisation; international strategy, emerging markets; environmental scanning; internal resources and environments; business, corporate and network level strategy.  

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Students must have completed 36 units of study.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv. 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
Report 3600 words 60% N/A
Critique 2400 words 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Report 3600 words 60% N/A
Critique 2400 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Report 3600 words 60% N/A
Critique 2400 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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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