MBA STUDY TOUR

BUA5MST

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The MBA Study Tour is an elective subject that provides MBA students with an opportunity to particpate in an international or domestic study tour. Adopting an experiential learning approach, students will explore business systems and investigate current challenges facing organsiations. These will include issues in management, marketing, finance, international business, and/or human resources, with a focus on socially responsible decision-making. The study tours will provide a deep learning experience enabling students to apply their theorteical knowledge in a real-life business environment. Admission will be subject to the availability of resources within the School and the permission of the Programme Director.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJillian Cavanagh

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites BUA5PSD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must have achieved a WAM of 70 or more This subject can only be taken with the permission of the MBA Director.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse your own attitudes, values, beliefs and prejudices.

Activities:
Site visits and guest presentations at location; research
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Information Literacy (Information Literacy)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

02. Assess the influence of cultural factors on the individual, on business and on professional behaviour.

Activities:
Site visits and guest presentations at location; research
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Speaking (Speaking)
Information Literacy (Information Literacy)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Writing (Writing)

03. Demonstate an understanding of the business environment of the location visited

Activities:
Site visits and guest presentations at location; research
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Information Literacy (Information Literacy)
Speaking (Speaking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

04. Write critically on contemporary business issues.

Activities:
Site visits and guest presentations at location; research
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Information Literacy (Information Literacy)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (Speaking)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2015, Week 27-28, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJillian Cavanagh

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 27 - 27
Two 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 27 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group Presentation15 01, 02, 03, 04
Group Report (2000-2500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04
Individual Essay (1500-2000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
Reflective Journal (1500 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04