MBA STUDY TOUR

BUA5MST

2020

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, you will have an opportunity to visit and observe a number of sites relevant to the business context of the specific tour, which may include events, businesses, cultural sites, organisations and authorities.  The learning experience is augmented through active engagement with professionals, investigation of the economic and social challenges facting the organisations visited and personal reflection of your experiences on tour.  The study tour will enable you to apply your theoretical knowledge in a real-life business environment.  This learning is supported by online and/or face-to-face learning activities and specific assessment tasks tailored to the nature of the study tour activities.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites BUA5PSD and must be enrolled in LMMBA or HZMBHA or LMMBAH or LMMBAA or LZFABA and approval from MBA Program Director

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Admission will be subject to the availability of resources within the School and the permission of the MBA Program Director. Students must have achieved a WAM of 70 or more. This subject can only be taken with the permission of the MBA Program Director.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse and investigate the economic and social challenges facing the organisations.

Activities:
Site visits and guest presentations at location; research and application of theory and skills
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

02. Assess the cultural factors that influence business and management practices.

Activities:
Site visits and guest presentations at location; research
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

03. Critically evaluate one's own experiential learning experience

Activities:
Reflective journal
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size5

Enrolment information Availability of Supervisor and spaces allocated by Partner Institution (NORTH Link) Order of Application

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 10 - 22
One 60.0 hours field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Report2000 words40 01, 02
Individual Essay1500 words30 01, 02
Reflective Journal and Presentation1500 words30 03

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size5

Enrolment information Availability of Supervisor and spaces allocated by Partner Institution (NORTH Link) Order of Application

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 31 - 43
One 60.0 hours field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Report2000 words40 01, 02
Individual Essay1500 words30 01, 02
Reflective Journal and Presentation1500 words30 03

Melbourne, 2020, Winter semester, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 27 - 28
One 60.0 hours field trip other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Report2000 words40 01, 02
Individual Essay1500 words30 01, 02
Reflective Journal and Presentation1500 words30 03

Melbourne, 2020, Summer 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 45
One 60.0 hours field trip other recurrence on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Report2000 words40 01, 02
Individual Essay1500 words30 01, 02
Reflective Journal and Presentation1500 words30 03