BUSINESS FOUNDATIONS

BUS1BUF

2017

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential. Global Citizenship is about learning to live in an interconnected world, including the social, environmental, political and economic challenges this brings.

Subject outline

In this subject you will look at how businesses operate today in local, regional and global environments and how they may need to operate into the future. You will engage actively with current business issues, focusing particularly on the impact of external and internal environments on businesses and individuals. In addition, this subject is designed to develop your critical thinking and creative problem-solving with a particular focus on management, marketing and human resource practices. You will also examine and address contemporary business social issues drawn from various organisational and cultural contexts.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBusiness FoundationsPrescribedCompiled by La Trobe Business School (2016), 2nd EditionCengage Learning

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Communicate effectively to culturally-diverse audiences through professional oral presentations

Activities:
Assessment Task 3b: Students (in groups) present a campaign video or a live presentation as part of their social action plan.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

02. Communicate effectively to culturally-diverse audiences through structured written arguments in professional report format

Activities:
Assessment Task 2: Marketing plan - individual written report. Assessment Task 3a: To produce, in groups, a written evidence-based social action plan for organizations on solving a contemporary social problem.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

03. Demonstrate and justify the use of management skills to solve a contemporary social problem in a dynamic business environment

Activities:
Assessment Task 3a: To produce, in groups, a written evidence-based social action plan for organizations on solving a contemporary social problem.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Research and evaluate an existing business based in a local, regional or global context; define its internal and external environments; and identify a strategy to best align the business' internal capabilities with its external opportunities

Activities:
Assessment Task 2: Marketing plan - individual written report. Group activities and in-class discussion.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

05. Research, define and argue a business case to justify a new product appropriate to the socio-cultural and economic context

Activities:
Assessment Task 2: Marketing plan - individual written report. In-class case studies - working in groups, students analyse organisational case study issues drawing on theoretical concepts to provide insight and develop recommendations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

06. Search for, locate and evaluate discipline-specific information

Activities:
Assessment Task 1: Weekly online quizzes and short literacy exercises using LMS. E.g. finding and evaluating sources learning exercise. Assessment Task 3a: To produce, in groups, a written evidence-based social action plan for organizations on solving a contemporary social problem.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Seminar Week: 13 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar every three weeks on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 22 and delivered via video conference.
"This optional class is in addition to regular classes and is designed as a general revision session. It will be video conferenced from Melbourne."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Seminar Week: 13 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar every three weeks on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 22 and delivered via video conference.
"This optional class is in addition to regular classes and is designed as a general revision session. It will be video conferenced from Melbourne."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

China, 2017, Week 37-52, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 37 - 52
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

China, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

China, 2017, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

China, 2017, Week 28-31, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 28 - 31
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Seminar Week: 33 - 42
One 2.0 hours seminar every three weeks on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"These optional 4 classes are in addition to regular classes and designed as general revision and extension sessions. Weeks 3, 6, 9, 12."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Seminar Week: 13 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar every three weeks on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This optional class is in addition to regular classes and is designed as a general revision session. It will be video conferenced to regional campuses."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

Melbourne, 2017, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 46
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Seminar Week: 48
One 2.0 hours seminar every three weeks on weekdays during the day in week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
"These optional 4 classes are in addition to regular classes and designed as general revision and extension sessions. Weeks 3, 6, 9, 12."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

Mildura, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Seminar Week: 13 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar every three weeks on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 22 and delivered via video conference.
"This optional class is in addition to regular classes and is designed as a general revision session. It will be video conferenced from Melbourne."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

Shepparton, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Seminar Week: 13 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar every three weeks on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 22 and delivered via video conference.
"This optional class is in addition to regular classes and is designed as a general revision session. It will be video conferenced from Melbourne."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

Sydney, 2017, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

Sydney, 2017, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

Sydney, 2017, Study Period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 46
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

Vietnam, 2017, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01

Vietnam, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One, individual, written, Marketing plan (2000 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing and Inquiry/Research and Cultural Literacy.30 02, 04, 05
Part A: Social Action Plan - Group written report (Equivalent to 1000 words per student)This will be allocated 10% to the writing and style, 5% to the research, 10% to the critical thinking and problem solving, and 5% for collaboration and participation. Five student per group. 30 03
Weekly online quizzes; 20 multiple choices per weekBest 8 of 10 quizzes are considered part of the final mark. Equivalent to 1000 words work total. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Study and Learning skills.20 06
Part B: Campaign video or presentation selling the social action plan (10 min/grp, 2 min/student)5 students per group. Students are graded individually on their speaking skills. This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Speaking.20 01