Faculty of Business and Economics

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2012 (Off-campus block of classes)
Caulfield Second semester 2012 (Off-campus block of classes)
Caulfield Winter semester 2012 (On-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Amanda Pyman


Students will work closely with an academic staff member assisted by a company staff member. They will be guided through the processes of; proposal preparation, data collection and analysis, project implementation, business planning -- project reporting.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. demonstrate an ability to apply a broad range of knowledge and understanding of key business theories, concepts, tools and techniques in a practical context
  2. demonstrate an ability to analyse, synthesise and evaluate a business situation and to develop appropriate recommendations in the form of a consulting report
  3. further enhance communication, inter-personal, problem solving and critical thinking capabilities
  4. develop student capabilities to be future generators of sustainable economic, social and environmental value for business.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Amanda Pyman

Contact hours

12 hours per week if study is spread over two semesters or 24 hours per week if the subject is to be completed in one semester. This time will be spent on activities that will include discussions with supervisors, self guided and directed reading, library and Internet research, data gathering and analysis and write-up


Students must be enrolled in 0028 to undertake this unit