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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5445

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
169411

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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 6)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To develop students' skills through participation in cross-cultural teams and presentation of a case for a business idea that has social benefit.

Course content

This course will cover social enterprises, understanding the business environment, writing a business case, developing business ideas, assessing social benefits, analysing the market, assessing competitors, marketing a product, cost-benefit analysis, budgeting, risk assessment as well as presentation skills and pitching business ideas in a professional setting.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Students must have completed 36 units with a GPA of 5.5 or above.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 30 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 (INTENSIVE)
Business Case 1500 words Pass/Fail N/A
Team Presentation 5000 words Pass/Fail 20 mins

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

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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