BUS599 Business in Action

Updated: 28 October 2019
Credit Points 6
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 3 Online
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites 72cp and permission of unit coordinator
Co-requisites None
Restrictions None

Enrolment in this unit requires students to do the following:

1. Contact the Unit Coordinator for permission to enrol in the unit and request confirmation of permission in an email.

2. Enrol online in the unit, completing the "Waive Prerequisites" form and attaching the Unit Coordinator's written approval.

3. Make contact via AskUNE in the event of any difficulties with the above steps.

Combined Units BUS399 - Business in Action
Coordinator(s) Matthew Wysel (mwysel2@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit is for students who seek a learning experience in designing, developing, researching and implementing an action in a business. It focuses on the learning involved in taking action and applying new knowledge in a business. This can occur in a start-up business, an existing for profit enterprise, a not for profit or social enterprise. Business in Action supports students to develop and implement an independent business project.

Trimester 3 Only:

Students will undertake a 6 week short course with a mandatory 3 day intensive school in Armidale. Enrolments are limited to 40 students. For more information about the short course, please visit our website.

Materials No text required
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Assessments: by arrangement 100% 7000
Assessment Notes

Assessment will include at least 2 assessment tasks. These may include the following: a topic review, an oral presentation, reflective journal, one or two detailed assignments, a detailed report, a field notebook/report, a practical book.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate an expert understanding of the key concepts and theories relevant to a business project;
  2. use a range of cognitive and/or communication skills to research, analyse, synthesise and reflect critically on relevant theories, concepts, methodologies, and professional decisions related to taking action in a business;
  3. work independently and or collaboratively to plan and execute tasks to enhance professional knowledge and skills; and
  4. demonstrate the ability to recognise, reflect on, and respond appropriately to a range of ethical, cultural or social issues involved in the application of business knowledge.