MAB353 - Applied Agribusiness Project
2020 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Warrnambool, Cloud (online)|
MAB242, MAB251 and MAB352
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
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 requirements: submit all summative assessment tasks and successfully complete the professional literacy module to gain acess to the assignment 1 dropbox.
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