Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
In this unit, you will identify skill sets and knowledge required to work in a chosen industry and evaluate your own skills, attributes and learning goals to work in your chosen industry. Through case studies, workshops, online materials and tutorials, you will gain insight into your chosen industry and identify challenges and opportunities of a rapidly changing world. You will explore the operational and external environment of your industry, and how your industry intersects with other industries.
This unit also incorporates learning through practice by exposing you to authentic learning experiences. These experiences are placed at the centre of learning and assessment,
for you to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours necessary to respond to industry, community and/or global needs.
You will be introduced to:
- a range of methods, tools, techniques and approaches to practice
- principles and perspectives such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership in real world scenarios
- reflection and deliberative thinking as a means of developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations
- ways of understanding problems and developing solutions through active inquiry
|Unit name||Contemporary Business Environments|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Term 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Term 3||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Term 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Term 3||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.
- Identify and describe key features, practices and processes of selected businesses and industries
- Discuss and analyse contemporary and emerging challenges and opportunities in selected businesses and industries
- Identify and reflect on your own interests, abilities and goals in conjunction with a range of industry-relevant practitioner roles, skills and knowledge
- Apply discipline and practice-based skills and knowledge to communicate an initiative/s for organisational
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||090399|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Blended mode: Online content, full-day workshop (x2), weekly tutorials
AT1:Industry Scan (20%)
AT2: Experiential Report (40%)
AT3: Presentation (40%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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