Course Title: Industry Project

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Industry Project

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ACCT2118

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010,
Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet2 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet1 2014,
Viet2 2014,
Viet3 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet2 2016,
Viet3 2016,
Viet1 2017,
Viet2 2017,
Viet3 2017

ACCT2118

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2007,
Viet3 2007,
Viet1 2008,
Viet2 2008,
Viet3 2008,
Viet1 2009,
Viet2 2009,
Viet3 2009

Course Coordinator: Terry Sheehan

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5614

Course Coordinator Email: terry.sheehan@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

The course builds on capabilities developed over the preceding courses in the degree (eg, courses related to Business Communication).


Course Description

The goals of this course are to enable you to apply your academic learning to a business or organisational situation. You will be able to utilise the theories, concepts and tools developed in your academic studies  to solve a business problem, achieve a company goal or improve a business process or system. This practical and hands-on course will provide you with the opportunity to assess, research and analyse a workplace situation and then propose recommendations and devise a plan for implementation. Provision will be made for you to receive feedback on your solution to the business problem that you have addressed. You will also be given the opportunity to reflect on your own professional and personal development. 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Capabilities

As the capstone course in the Bachelor of Business the course builds on capabilities developed over the preceding courses in the degree.

Communicative capability
- communicate processes of thinking and reflection
- communicate results – qualitative, graphical, electronic, text.

Socially aware and responsible practice
- make judgments about personal behaviour vis a vis authority and power
- frame judgments and practice within professional, legal and ethical frameworks

Evidence based practice
- use data & information to support decision making
- interpret the work of others and make judgments of value.

Information management/literacy
- access information from a wide variety of sources, discern value and use.

Responsive practice
- ‘read’ environments, see and create opportunity showing initiative.

Problem Diagnosis and Solving
- diagnose problems in complex situations and employ non-linear approaches to problem solving for complex situations – critical analysis and intuition
- imagine the implications of decisions and actions and use to inform decision making.


Learning Objectives

The learning objectives of this course are to enable you to develop your:

  • business research and analytical skills
  • application of concepts, theories and academic research to practical business situations
  • professional writing skills
  • professional presentation skills
  • personal and professional reflection capabilities

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • design a work based project which adds value to a business (eg, solve an organisational problem, assist in achieving an organisational goal, or designing and developing a work process or procedural improvement)
  • employ business research and analysis techniques
  • effectively communicate and negotiate with stakeholders associated with the project
  • prepare a business report on the project
  • deliver an oral presentation to the stakeholders
  • reflect on and document the development of discipline-specific capabilities, as well as generic graduate attributes (eg, as part of an employment application)


Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities will be practice-based and may include practical exercises, simulations and group exercises. You will also have the opportunity to reflect on your own performance, as might be required when applying for employment, in order to identify your strengths, areas for improvement and strategies to address these.


Overview of Learning Resources

You will have access to a range of material to online course materials on the Learning Hub and additional online information from the RMIT Library, Career Development and Employment and Learning Skills Unit. You may also be able to avail yourself of an e-portfolio in order to document evidence of your skills acquisition.

Specific textbook resources that support the course will be highlighted on the Learning Hub.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment will comprise:

  • written exercises, project proposal and project report
  • oral presentation
  • classroom involvement, including reflection on knowledge and skills development