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MMM311 - Global Mindset and Citizenship


2020 unit information

Important Update:

Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.

Last updated: 2 June 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Doren Chadee
Previously:Global Citizenship

For D330 students: MMM111

For all other students: MMM111 and MMM211

Incompatible with: Nil
Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

Online independent and collaborative learning activities (recordings provided) including weekly 1 hour scheduled online seminars.


This unit develops the global mindset of students towards becoming responsible global citizens. 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 developing ethical responses as global citizens.


These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unit, successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate an understanding of selected mega trends shaping the world and their implications for business and management

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking


Analyse key drivers of change in the global economy from a business and management perspective

GLO1 Discipline-specific capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking


Integrate the principles of sustainability and ethics in responding to key challenges facing businesses at the local and global levels

GLO1 Discipline-specific capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO5: Problem solving
GLO8: Global citizenship


Apply sustainable business models and frameworks in analysing global environmental issues and trends

GLO1 Discipline-specific capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO5: Problem solving
GLO8: Global citizenship


Undertake a research-based and analytical investigation of a key global issue facing business    

GLO1 Discipline-specific capabilities

GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO5: Problem solving
GLO8: Global citizenship

These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year


Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week 
Assessment 1: (Individual) - Essay 1500 words 20% Week 5
Assessment 2: (Group of 3) - Group research project. 3000 words 30% Week 9
Examination (closed book) 2 hours 50% Exam period

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Learning Resource

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