There are multiple perspectives from which you can analyse an industry; this unit will inform students about industry analysis, from the perspective of an advisor or a consultant, with a view to adoption for practice change.
|Unit name||Industry Analysis and Adoption|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
Dr Joanna Jones
Assoc Prof Dugald Close
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.
1. Understand and discuss the fundamental aspects of analysing an industry.
2. Gather, analyse and critique information from a range of relevant sources.
3. Understand and appraise new products or tools available to support practice change decisions for a farm business.
4. Understand different approaches to extension methods in agriculture, and be able to identify, apply and evaluate extension strategies appropriate to the goals and learning styles of farmers and agribusiness advisers.
5. Identify the learning styles of target audiences and be able to adapt extension documents and construct media strategies to provide relevant support for decision making and encouraging adoption.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2019: $1,169.00||2019: $2,689.00||050101|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
2 x 1-hr lectures and a 3-hr workshop each week.
Assessment Task 1 - Online Quizzes x 4 (20%);
Assessment Task 2 - Media release (5%)
Assessment Task 3 - Case study and communication plan (25%)
Assessment Task 4 - Final Exam (50%)
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