IDIG305 Indigenous Business and Community Development

Updated: 08 November 2017
Credit Points 6
Offering
Responsible Campus Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 3 Online
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.

Pre-requisites 6cp in 100-level IDIG units or candidature in BBus or DipBus or any 18cp or candidature in a postgraduate award
Co-requisites None
Restrictions ABED202 or AMC202 or EDST100 or IDIG303 or IDIG304 or IDIG503 or IDIG504 or IDIG505 or MM223 or MM323 or PDAB202 or PDAB303
Notes None
Combined Units IDIG505 - Indigenous Business and Community Development
Coordinator(s) Belinda Beattie (bbeattie@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit examines major themes in the field of Indigenous enterprise and development. A focus is placed on contemporary international Indigenous business and community development. It highlights the interrelationship between politics, culture and agency. As such the unit will further develop and expand students understanding of the importance of empowerment in Indigenous communities.

Prescribed Material
Mandatory

Text(s):

Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Indigenous People and Economic Development: An International Perspective

ISBN: 9781472434852
Iankova, K., Hassan, A. and L'Abbe, R. (eds), Routledge 2016

Note: Also available as an e-book (ISBN: 9781315588346).

Text refers to: Trimester 1, Online

Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment
Must
Complete
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Assessment 1 15% 900
Assessment Notes

Discussion in Forum Topics

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Assessment 2 5% 200
Assessment Notes

Online Quiz

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1, 3, 4

Compulsory Assessment 3 5% 200
Assessment Notes

Online Quiz

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1, 3, 4

Compulsory Assessment 4 30% 1500
Assessment Notes

Annotated Bibliography

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1, 3, 4

Compulsory Assessment 5 45% 2200
Assessment Notes

Case Study

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4


Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. identify and analyse a range of issues that influence Indigenous enterprise;
  2. present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of concepts and issues associated with Indigenous business and community development;
  3. independently identify and synthesise information and ideas from the literature on Indigenous business and community development; and
  4. evaluate mechanisms that influence the relationship between politics, culture and voice inherent to Indigenous enterprise.