TRENDS IN MODERN BUSINESS AND SOCIETY

BUS2TBS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will focus on a significant event or idea, which has the potential to reshape business and society, for example, the effects of COVID-19.  You will examine these effects through the prism of different business disciplines, such as economics, human resource management, marketing, and finance. You will also develop your academic, digital and communications skills through communicating your research and critical thinking on the effects of this significant event, employing a range of different modes of communication.  The primary focus of the learning activities in this subject will be to engage you in thinking about and discussing the effects of this significant event in shaping the world of life and work into which you will soon graduate.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesStaged Individual written essay, classroom debate, LMS based learning activities

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUS1BIB

Equivalent subjectsBUS1BIB

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Digital Capability
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Research, plan and structure an extended written discourse, which examines the impact of a significant trend or idea on society, business and the world of work from a multidisciplinary perspective.
02. Demonstrate your critical thinking, communication and influencing skills by contributing to the argument presented by a debating team.
03. Engage with digital technologies in order to source information and communicate with others using context appropriate communications strategies.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Vietnam (Hanoi University), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Evidence Based LearningWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Best 5 of 6 on-line assessment tasks (1,000 words equivalent) This will comprise a range of small classroom and homework activities. At least one of these activities will allow for a formative assessment of student work within the first 3 weeks of commencement.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Debate (5 minutes per individual) (1000 words equivalent per student) Groups of 3 students

N/AOtherGroupNo25 SILO2

Individual Essay (2,000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Best 5 of 6 on-line assessment tasks (1,000 words equivalent) This will comprise a range of small classroom and homework activities. At least one of these activities will allow for a formative assessment of student work within the first 3 weeks of commencement.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Debate (5 minutes per individual) (1000 words equivalent per student) Groups of 3 students

N/AOtherGroupNo25 SILO2

Individual Essay (2,000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Best 5 of 6 on-line assessment tasks (1,000 words equivalent) This will comprise a range of small classroom and homework activities. At least one of these activities will allow for a formative assessment of student work within the first 3 weeks of commencement.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Debate (5 minutes per individual) (1000 words equivalent per student) Groups of 3 students

N/AOtherGroupNo25 SILO2

Individual Essay (2,000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Best 5 of 6 on-line assessment tasks (1,000 words equivalent) This will comprise a range of small classroom and homework activities. At least one of these activities will allow for a formative assessment of student work within the first 3 weeks of commencement.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Debate (5 minutes per individual) (1000 words equivalent per student) Groups of 3 students

N/AOtherGroupNo25 SILO2

Individual Essay (2,000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Best 5 of 6 on-line assessment tasks (1,000 words equivalent) This will comprise a range of small classroom and homework activities. At least one of these activities will allow for a formative assessment of student work within the first 3 weeks of commencement.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Debate (5 minutes per individual) (1000 words equivalent per student) Groups of 3 students

N/AOtherGroupNo25 SILO2

Individual Essay (2,000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Best 5 of 6 on-line assessment tasks (1,000 words equivalent) This will comprise a range of small classroom and homework activities. At least one of these activities will allow for a formative assessment of student work within the first 3 weeks of commencement.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Debate (5 minutes per individual) (1000 words equivalent per student) Groups of 3 students

N/AOtherGroupNo25 SILO2

Individual Essay (2,000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Best 5 of 6 on-line assessment tasks (1,000 words equivalent) This will comprise a range of small classroom and homework activities. At least one of these activities will allow for a formative assessment of student work within the first 3 weeks of commencement.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Debate (5 minutes per individual) (1000 words equivalent per student) Groups of 3 students

N/AOtherGroupNo25 SILO2

Individual Essay (2,000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1

Vietnam (Hanoi University), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Evidence Based LearningWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Best 5 of 6 on-line assessment tasks (1,000 words equivalent) This will comprise a range of small classroom and homework activities. At least one of these activities will allow for a formative assessment of student work within the first 3 weeks of commencement.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Debate (5 minutes per individual) (1000 words equivalent per student) Groups of 3 students

N/AOtherGroupNo25 SILO2

Individual Essay (2,000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 0
Two 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Best 5 of 6 on-line assessment tasks (1,000 words equivalent) This will comprise a range of small classroom and homework activities. At least one of these activities will allow for a formative assessment of student work within the first 3 weeks of commencement.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Debate (5 minutes per individual) (1000 words equivalent per student) Groups of 3 students

N/AOtherGroupNo25 SILO2

Individual Essay (2,000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1

Sydney, 2021, Summer, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 0
Two 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Best 5 of 6 on-line assessment tasks (1,000 words equivalent) This will comprise a range of small classroom and homework activities. At least one of these activities will allow for a formative assessment of student work within the first 3 weeks of commencement.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Debate (5 minutes per individual) (1000 words equivalent per student) Groups of 3 students

N/AOtherGroupNo25 SILO2

Individual Essay (2,000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1