BUSM 3004 Contemporary Management Issues

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200568

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Description This is an engaged unit that requires students to undertake real-world projects to support selected industry or community partners. The unit blends in-class and online activities as well as individual and group work, with self-directed problem-based learning. The focus of students' learning is on sustainable business, including the economic, social and environmental dimensions of business. The in-class workshops support students to conduct the required engagement activities with industry or community partners. As a third-year unit, attention is given to students' application of the knowledge and skills already acquired in their degree programs, and on the practice of business management skills.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Pre-requisite(s) BUSM 1038 OR
BUSM 1008 OR
BUSM 1019

Equivalent Subjects LGYB 9012 - Contemporary Management Issues

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Analyse the broad context of a selection of issues relating to contemporary management;
  2. Critically analyse, apply and reflect on the application of a selection of issues of contemporary relevance to management practice, including professional reflective practice;
  3. Apply business research skills;
  4. Effectively apply theoretical concepts to real-life situations of particular relevance to management practice.

Subject Content

- application of and reflection on The economic, social and environmental dimensions of business management practice.
- application of and reflection on business management skills, such as engaging with others in professional contexts and reflection in professional contexts
- application of and reflection on The Attributes of life-long learning, in The frame of community engagement
- conducting research in business contexts

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Report 1,200 words 20 N Individual
Reflective journal 1,200 words 30 N Individual
Report Report 4,000 words (40%) and Presentation 20 minutes (10%) 50 N Group
Seminar attendance 8 Seminars S/U Y Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • This subject has a customised set of readings that students will access through vUWS

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Online

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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2022 Trimester 1

Wsu Online

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Sydney City

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2022 Trimester 2

Sydney City

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2022 Semester 2

Bankstown

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Campbelltown

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Online

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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2022 Trimester 3

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