Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject you will be given an opportunity to undertake a management consulting placement in a real-life business setting, in either the for-profit or not-for-profit sector. You will identify and negotiate a business consulting project with a host organisation. The goal of this subject is to apply theoretical frameworks and skills, studied in the MBA, to a consulting situation. You will be able to hone your project management, problem-solving and critical analysis skills, including developing capabilities to build sustainable value for business and society at large.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesForums, presentation, business project, workshop and reflection infographic.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in the LMMBA, LMMBAA, LMMBAO, HZMBHA, LZFABA, or LMMBAH Completion of 90 credit points and MBA Director's approval


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyMerit based quota management

Quota-conditions or rulesBy the order of application to subject coordinator.

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate awareness of the theoretical frameworks and business tools learned in the MBA program, how these frameworks and tools are relevant to an evolving work environment, and their application to a real-life business.
02. Resolve and communicate strategies and actions to address business issues using critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration and relevant technology.
03. Reflect on one's own Experiential Learning Project experience, recognising one's strengths as a responsible business leader and developing strategies for improvement.

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