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MPR706 - Strategy Capstone (Residential)

Unit details

Enrolment modes:

Residential 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Residential

Residential 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Residential

Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:MMR706
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Dr S Jaynes


completion of at least four MBA units*

Incompatible with: MPM703, MPM706
Contact hours:

This Residential unit requires students to attend six days of intensive study at the Deakin Management Centre, Geelong and will run in both Residential Period 1 and 3 in 2016 on the following days:


Residential 1 2016

  • Sunday 3 April – Friday 8 April


Residential 3 2016

  • Sunday 20 November – Friday 25 November


Students must register their expression of interest online via the Residential website.
Accommodation fees at Residential schools are in addition to the tuition fee and vary depending on the type of accommodation chosen




The unit will develop students capacity to think strategically about an organisation, its industry and competitive position.  Linked with core units, this unit provides the opportunity to understand and apply the tools of strategy to identify priorities for management decision-making, and develop coherent and aligned operational and implementation plans that contribute to organisational goals in a dynamic and culturally diverse business environment. Financial, statistical and analytical skills will be used to evaluate alternative courses of action, resourcing issues and implications, and students will be required to explain and justify their decisions. Individually and as a team students will identify, develop, and reflect on their capability to formulate and implement organisational strategy.


Written Assignment (Group of 5 students) 2000 words 20%, Presentation (Oral) 30%, Test 90 minutes 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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