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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 1057

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105458

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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 1 & 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

The aim of this course is to develop students' understanding of the relationship between society, business, government, and the not-for-profit sector. It also aims to enable students to identify a range of professional capabilities necessary for participation in a sustainable society.

Course content

Business and Society provides an introduction to the relationship between society, business, government, and the not-for-profit sector. It considers the historical and cultural influences on that relationship and the responsibilities of professionals as managers, practitioners, employees and customers. It provides the foundation for future study in the Business School courses.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (Virtual) 2 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 35 hours x NA
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Online 30 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
Continuous assessment N/A 35% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hrs
Presentation N/A 15% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Continuous assessment N/A 35% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hrs
Presentation N/A 15% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment N/A 35% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hrs
Presentation N/A 15% N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Continuous assessment N/A 35% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hrs
Presentation N/A 15% N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Continuous assessment N/A 35% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hrs
Presentation N/A 15% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 35% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hrs
Presentation N/A 15% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Continuous assessment N/A 35% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hrs
Presentation N/A 15% 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:
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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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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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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