MWL716 - 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 4 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 WIL 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)

Contact hours will vary based on WIL 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 prior approval. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure the experience is suitable for their needs and will meet their course rules.

Placements can be completed in Australia or overseas. Further information can be found here.

For any further questions regarding Faculty-sourced internships 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.

Unit Fee Information

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