INDUSTRY STUDY TOUR

BUS5IST

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to provide:

  • Students with an opportunity to gain knowledgeable insights about business in an international context
  • Experience of international business, management and  marketing practices from leading experts in their fields.
  • An understanding of cultural issues, competitive advantage and successful international business and marketing strategies by showcasing some of the best  businesses within the study tour region         

The Study Tour consists of a number of intensive learning tasks that include site visits to  major industries of the region, prominent guest speakers and class room  facilitated learning.       

The course is delivered using diverse teaching and learning activities. For example, this course assessment does not include exams as students are involved in reflecting on cultural differences, liaising with the local experts and industry.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Manual enrolments or by application only.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Through this form of experiential learning, students are asked to conceptualize their learning and critically evaluate their experiences as a business professional in a different cultural context.

Activities:
Study Tour
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)

02. Use fieldwork observations, site visits and research to identify and review industry practices in an international context

Activities:
Study Tour
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)

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