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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 1061

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Course Level

globe-earth-geography

Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
156961

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA College

Course aim

To provide students with an understanding of the business sector in contemporary society and the various functional areas of business including human resources, marketing and management. Students will explore the opportunities available in business and develop their career skills, professionalism and their business communication skills.

Course content

Students will explore the business sector and its relationship with society including the role of ethics and sustainability. Whilst building career awareness and professionalism, students will develop their business communication skills as well as an understanding of how to establish customer relationships through effective marketing.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
Virtual Lecture - appropriate for students who are unable to attend the internal lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Podcast of Internal Lectures 1 hour x 13 weeks
Online Learning Activities N/A x 13 weeks

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
Discussion paper 1000 words 25% N/A
Presentation 1000 words 30% 5 mins
Report 2000 words 35% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 10% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Discussion paper 1000 words 25% N/A
Presentation 1000 words 30% 5 mins
Report 2000 words 35% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 10% 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
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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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