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Not offered in 2014
(B, S, online)
Trimester 2, trimester 3
|Previously coded as:||Nil|
|Unit chair:||H Roxas|
Completion of at least 16 units
2 hours per week
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This is a capstone unit that builds on and integrates student’s knowledge, skills and abilities gained from units comprising the Bachelor of Management.
Students are given the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to plan and manage a business in a simulated global business environment.
Students work in teams and draw from their skills toolbox gained in the Bachelor of Management to develop, implement, and evaluate their performance in running a virtual business.
In particular, students apply their knowledge of Strategic Management, Business Ethics, HR, Marketing, Finance and Accounting to set up a virtual international business and take the business through its life cycle using a business management simulation software.
Assessment 1 (individual) - Online tests based on Modules 1-5 - 30%,
Assessment 2 (group of 4 students) - Business Plan - Students will work in groups of 4 to develop a business plan as part of the business simulation exercise (1500 words) - 15%,
Assessment 3 (group of 4 students) - Progress reports - Students will submit 3 progress reports (3 x 15%) in weeks 6, 8 and 10 (i.e one report for each board meeting) which provides an opportunity to reflect on, integrate and synthesise the lessons learned from the business simulation activities, lectures and required readings (3000 words) - 45%,
Assessment 4 (group of 4 students) - Final Company report which shows the financial and non-financial performance outcomes of the virtual business after undertaking the series of business simulation exercises (200 words) - 10%.
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