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The Business Practicum (MPI701) is a 2 credit unit which enables high-performing, capable and motivated MBA students to undertake a substantial workplace-based project within a wide range of organisations: businesses, government departments, professional associations or charitable organisations.
The unit provides students with the context in which to apply the professional and academic skills developed over the course of their MBA studies and showcase their research, analysis, consultancy and presentation skills, creating real benefits for both the student and the host organisation, with the student acting as an ambassador for the Deakin MBA program.
In keeping with the Deakin 'Worldly' philosophy, the Practicum unit is now available in all three trimesters. In collaboration with the Faculty of Business and Law International and Partnerships Group, students may also now apply to complete their Practicum in overseas locations where Deakin has a strong representation and local organisational contacts, i.e. China, India, Indonesia and Malaysia.
For more details on the Business Practicum unit please consult the Unit Guide
Before applying for the Business Practicum, students must: