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MMM311 - Global Mindset and Citizenship

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously:Global Citizenship
Unit chair:D Chadee

MMM111 or MMM211



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Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (Online): 1 x 2 hour class (recordings provided) + 1 hour online seminar per week


This unit develops the capacity of the student to become a responsible global citizen by increasing the student’s awareness and knowledge of key drivers of change which are likely to impact business and society significantly. The unit focuses on the critical and objective evaluation of selected global issues facing mankind, their likely impacts and potential threats and opportunities at the local community level. The unit takes on a problem-based approach to learning whereby students are given the opportunity to develop their analytical and ethical skills in examining major global social, political, economic and environmental issues facing the world today and the challenges they represent for business and society.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Citizen advocacy exercise. Each student will prepare an advocacy paper on selected issues covered in the unit (1500 words) - 20%

Assessment 2 (Group of 3 students) - Group project. This is a research-based project where students work in teams to identify a particular issue which is likely to be of global citizenship significance, collect and analyse the necessary data and report on the implications of this issue on business and society (5000 words) - 30%

Examination (2 hours) - 50%

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