Course Title: International Business Design Project 2

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: International Business Design Project 2

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4368

City Campus

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017

Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Nattavud Pimpa

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1531

Course Coordinator Email: nattavud.pimpa@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.8.73

Course Coordinator Availability: via email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Successful completion of BUSM4367 International Business Design Project 1


Course Description

This course extends the experience from International Business Design Project 1. In this course you will integrate and consolidate your learning to creatively execute a project proposal. You will apply design thinking principles and techniques to produce creative and innovative plans, options and solutions to address a contemporary business issue or opportunity. This course offers you opportunities to examine broader business issues from multiple perspectives to inform innovative responses to complex problems.

This course provides you with a capstone experience, which will give you the opportunity to integrate, critically reflect on and consolidate what you have learnt in your program.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Apply research and critical thinking skills to inform strategic approaches, solutions and options
  2. Create business plans, strategies and options using design thinking principles and techniques.
  3. Respond to and reflect on feedback to develop strategies for improvement.
  4. Present creative and persuasive pitches, ideas and responses to complex issues
  5. Produce persuasive written reports and plans to communicate options or solutions effectively.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT Studies\Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.

Assessment Task 1: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1
Assessment Task 2: 30%
Linked CLOs: 3, 4
Assessment Task 3: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 5

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.