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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5444

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
167621

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

The aim of this course is to provide you with an advanced understanding of how projects and organisations manage their exposure to extreme internal and external threats. This includes disaster recovery, business recovery, crisis management, incident management, emergency management and contingency planning.

Course content

Students will study an advanced and integrated body of knowledge in the domain of business continuity, including: Business continuity management systems and concepts including Societal Factors and Business Impact Analysis; Enterprise Risk Assessment; Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity; and Recovery Objectives.

This course will establish a foundation for planning and application of business continuity management systems through evaluation and analysis of specialist concepts.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BUSS 5142 Principles of Project Management

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2hr x 1 per week
Tutorial 1hr x 1 per week

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 EAST
Online activities 1500 words overall 35% N/A
Group Report 1500 words per person 35% N/A
Reflective report 1500 words 30% N/A

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

Course Coordinators

School of Natural and Built Environments

Degrees this course is offered in

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