Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit explores how and why successful organisations develop longer term plans to guide their management. It introduces the concept of medium to long term planning and explains why business plans are formulated, and how they inform operations. You will learn about business processes, contemporary challenges, problem identification and building adaptive cultures. One of the key learning objectives in this unit, is for you to examine and be able to use a range of business planning and strategy tools. You will therefore have assessment tasks that require you to complete a detailed SWOT and use the Business Model Canvas to communicate planning considerations and priorities in the context of a particular environment/workplace. Through understanding and applying planning processes and tools you will be able to identify organisational issues and opportunities and make recommendations for improvements.
In conjunction with the discipline theory, this unit builds on concepts of learning through practice in Year 1 of study by introducing you to more complex learning experiences.
You will be introduced to:
- discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations. This will include authentic and purposeful, industry-related experiences
- concepts of managing effective relationships and communicating with others
- the development and use of adaptive leadership skills and how these skills relate toinnovative and entrepreneurial practice
- the nature of responsible, accountable and reflective workplace skills, and creative and critical thinking relevant to para-professional practice
|Unit name||Business Planning|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Term 2||On-Campus||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.
- Analyse and interpret business planning concepts
- Use and evaluate business strategy and planning tools
- Apply business planning tools in dynamic practice situations
- Apply practice and discipline-based skills and knowledge to recommend industry-responsive solutions or innovations
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Field of Education|
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: Case Studies Analysis (20%)
AT2: SWOT Analysis and Report (30%)
AT3: Business Model Canvas Project (50%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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