ECON 3007 Economics and Finance Engagement Project

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200537

Coordinator Wadad Tannous Opens in new window

Description This unit will provide students with exposure to problems with which economists and finance professionals are confronted in their daily work. They will learn about and examine the multi-dimensional nature of the issues addressed by economists and finance professionals in real-life. Students will need to consider the nature of the problems, propose solutions, as well as address how realistic the solutions they are proposing are. They will learn how to systematically reflect on their contribution to the industry or community setting with which they engage.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Restrictions Students in the following programs must have successfully completed 150 credit points: 2504 Bachelor of Economics, 2526 Bachelor of Economics/LLB, 2739 / 2753 Bachelor of Business and Commerce, 2741 / 2754 Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership), 3655 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce, 3659 Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce, 2740 Bachelor of Business and Commerce / Bachelor of Laws.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Show an in-depth understanding of a real-life problem in their field of study;
  2. Choose and apply knowledge they have gained in different units to examine a particular problem;
  3. Select and evaluate practical solutions in light of industry or community needs.

Subject Content

After an introduction to engaged research, students will choose a particular problem in an industry or community setting and develop solutions that are beneficial to the industry partner as well as based on state-of-the-art knowledge in the discipline. Students will work alone or in groups depending on the problem to be solved, and will provide a concise and comprehensive report for the industry partner. Throughout the project, students will keep a reflective learning journal.

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
Project Proposal 1,500 words 20 N Individual
Project Report 5,000 words 50 N Group
Reflective Learning Journal 2,000 words 30 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Online

Online

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

Evening

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 1

Sydney City

Day

Subject Contact Neelam Goela Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Uoe - Ho Chi Minh City

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 2

Sydney City

Day

Subject Contact Neelam Goela Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Uoe - Ho Chi Minh City

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Subject Contact Wadad Tannous Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Semester 2

Online

Online

Subject Contact Wadad Tannous Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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Subject Contact Wadad Tannous Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 3

Uoe - Ho Chi Minh City

Day

Subject Contact Wadad Tannous Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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