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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 3087

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
160041

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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 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

The aim of this course is to allow students to investigate and experience the different types of management problems and decisions that exist in organisations today by developing skills in problem solving, analysis and communication.

Course content

Types of problems and decisions; types of problem solvers and decision makers (decision styles, worldviews); approaches to problem solving and decision making; creativity and innovation in problem solving and decision making; tools and techniques to support problem solving and decision making; collaborative and individual decision making.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Successful completion of 54 units of undergraduate study.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar (Virtual seminar) 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 10 weeks
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
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Report 1500 words 30% N/A
Team project 3000 words equivalent 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Report 1500 words 30% N/A
Team project 3000 words equivalent 50% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Report 1500 words 30% N/A
Team project 3000 words equivalent 50% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Report 1500 words 30% N/A
Team project 3000 words equivalent 50% 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:
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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