MWL316 - Consultancy Experience

Year: 2020 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Placement

Trimester 2: Placement

Trimester 3: Placement

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Completion of 8 credit points prior to enrolling in this unit.

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Contact hours will vary based on experience. All offerings will comprise of WIL experience related contact (approximately 80-160 hours) plus approximately 20-40 hours for individual reflection and assessment. Some experiences may require additional compulsory orientation events.

Students must attend and participate in experience-based activities on the scheduled days, as detailed in their agreement/experience outline.

All students will be required to have completed specific WIL pre-placement modules (approximately 2 hours) prior to commencing their first WIL experience.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Contact hours will vary based on experience. All offerings will comprise of WIL experience related contact (approximately 80-160 hours) plus approximately 20-40 hours for individual reflection and assessment. Some experiences may require additional compulsory orientation events.

Students must attend and participate in experience-based activities on the scheduled days, as detailed in their agreement/experience outline.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Variable based on WIL Experience contact hours will vary based on experience. All offerings will comprise of WIL experience related contact (approximately 80-160 hours) plus approximately 20-40 hours for individual reflection and assessment. Some experiences may require additional compulsory orientation events.

Students must attend and participate in experience-based activities on the scheduled days, as detailed in their agreement/experience outline.

Note:

Students cannot enrol in the unit or commence a placement without approval. Placements can be completed in Australia or overseas. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure the experience is suitable and appropriate for their needs.

Faculty-sourced Internships: To be notified when applications open (early December 2019), please email:bl-wil@deakin.edu.au

Content

This unit aims to provide students with an authentic experience of working as a consultant and develop their skills in liaising with external stakeholders in order to identify, understand and attempt to resolve real-world business problems, and develop an understanding of the processes and skills required to be a consultant in a business environment. By undertaking this unit, students will practise ethical behaviour and develop their problem solving, self-management and interpersonal skills.

Students will critically reflect upon their experience, relevant graduate attributes and employability competencies through a progressive assessment process.

Hurdle requirement

Students must successfully complete the WIL pre-placement modules before they can attain access to the unit dropboxes.

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