Faculty of Business and Economics

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 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.

Monash University

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.


Business and Economics


Dr Ian Walker; Professor Patrick Butler (MBA); Professor Edward Buckingham (Second semester)



  • First semester 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester 2016 (Day)
  • MBA Teaching Period 4 2016 (On-campus block of classes)
  • Summer semester A 2016 (Day)
  • Summer semester B 2016 (Day)
  • Winter semester 2016 (Day)


  • First semester 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester 2016 (Day)


  • Summer semester A 2016 (Day)


This unit comprises of a community or industry based project. Students will gain skills relevant to their area of business and an increased insight into the business professions.


The learning objective of this unit is to enable the students to undertake, and reflect upon, an industry or organisational learning activity of relevance to their studies.

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)


Students must be granted permission by the Course Director before undertaking this unit.