Course Title: Integration Workshop

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Integration Workshop

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


150H Health Sciences


Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009


City Campus


630H Management


Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011

Course Coordinator: Dr David Hodges

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5932

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Location: Building 108 Level 16

Course Coordinator Availability: email at any time

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

BUSM 1450 Research Methods
BUSM 3283 ISM Masters Thesis 1 

BUSM 3284 ISM Masters Thesis 2


Course Description

This module integrates the concepts, theory, practice and learning gained during the Masters year. It is designed to enable you to apply your academic learning to a contemporary workplace situation. The integration of work-based learning and academic learning, commonly referred to as Work Integrated Learning (WIL), will allow you to solve authentic business problems or address real issues faced in organisations.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Participants will be able to demonstrate, in presentations to the learning community, their mastery of theories, models, practice and learning gained during their research project and receive and accept feedback that may help them with their ongoing research and write up. 

• Integration of concepts, theory, practice and learnings experienced through the Action Research project
• Ability to present the results of a research project in clear manner
• Ability to respond to questions and feedback on the research in a way that demonstrates mastery of the topic
• Ongoing personal growth in line with the ISM Program Objectives
• Ongoing development of communication and presentation skills.

Overview of Learning Activities

This is a five day workshop. You and your class will be provided with the opportunity to receive industry feedback on your learning activities or assessment tasks.

Overview of Learning Resources

References relevant to this module will be posted on Blackboard, RMIT’s Online support system.

Overview of Assessment

Submission of a Minor Thesis of approximately 15,000 words

Students will be required to present the findings of their research to the learning community and invited guests in the form of a presentation of about one hour’s duration