MAB353 - Applied Agribusiness Project

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Warrnambool, Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

MAB242, MAB251 and MAB352

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
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

4 x 3-hour class in Weeks 1, 3, 7 and 10 and consultation hours in other weeks

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 5 scheduled online seminars

Content

This unit provides opportunities for students to apply key conceptual frameworks, analytical tools and knowledge of food and agribusiness into a realistic project. Unique to this Unit is the flexibility for students to either undertake an internship, with an approved organisation such as an agribusiness company, farm, and government agency (subject to place availability) to work on a specific and defined task or project; or conduct an independent study to investigate a current issue or explore business opportunities in a select industry. Topics such as effective literature review, proposal writing, analytical methods, presenting professionally, and networks in agribusiness will be covered. At the end of this Unit, students will present results from their individual project in various flexible formats, including a business analysis, research report, and a policy review. This flexibility will enable students to gain experience that is aligned with their individual professional goals.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirements: submit all summative assessment tasks and successfully complete the professional literacy module to gain acess to the assignment 1 dropbox.

Unit Fee Information

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