MGMT19128 - Business Integration Topics 1
Term 1 - 2012


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Overview

This course provides final year undergraduate students with a capstone course in strategy designed to further develop their investigative skills and integrate the learning that has taken place throughout the degree. The course requires students to critically evaluate issues in crafting and executing strategy, but the main emphasis is on strategy implementation.

Details

Career Level Undergraduate
Course Level Level 3
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 3A
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Corequisite MGMT19114


Offerings

Term 1 - 2012
  • Brisbane
  • Distance
  • Gold Coast
  • Melbourne
  • Melior
  • Rockhampton
  • Sydney

Website

This course has a website, within the Moodle system, which is available two weeks before the start of term. It is important that you visit your Moodle site throughout the term. Go to Moodle

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate course at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the course.

Class Timetable

Assessment Overview

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 5%
2. Written Assessment 20%
3. Written Assessment 30%
4. Written Assessment 5%
5. Examination 40%

Assessment Conditions

In order to pass this course, you must

  • submit assessments 2 and 3,
  • attain a minimum of 40% of the available marks for the exam, and
  • attain an aggregate mark of 50% or more overall for the course.

Evaluation

Term 2 - 2011: The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 3.33 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 66.31% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every course is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback Source Recommendation
Issues raised in relation to assessment task requirements - team/group work Comments from students enrolled in different modes Explain clearly in Moodle the reason for requiring team learning in this course (AQF & Graduate Attributes)
Issues raised in relation to return of assessment work to support learning Comments from students enrolled in different modes Circumvent lags in return of assignments Between LLs & CC. Assignment grading & feedback not to exceed stipulated return dates.
Issues raised in relation to assessment task requirements - no text Comments from students enrolled in different modes A text for this course is unavailable. Redirect staff & students to the reading guide. Include details in Moodle about access to library resources and on-line databases.
Issues raised in relation to assessment task requirements - exam errors Comments from students enrolled in different modes Closely moderate draft of exam papers.
Issues raised in relation to assessment task requirements - lecture materials Comments from students enrolled in different modes Maintain discussion forum to field questions about the course and assessments.
On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
  1. integrate concepts learned in specialised courses with other business concepts to develop a better understanding of management
  2. effectively use the tools of strategy in a case situation.


Term 1 - 2012  

Textbook Information

There are no required textbooks.

IT Resources

You will need access to the following IT resources:
  • Course Website (Moodle)
  • CQUniversity Student Email
  • Internet
All submissions for this course must use the Harvard (author-date) referencing style (details can be obtained here). For further information, see the Assessment Tasks below.
Course CoordinatorJessica Kennedy
Note: Check the Term-Specific section for any additional contact information provided by the teaching team
Week Begin Date Module/Topic Chapter Events and Submissions
Week 1 27-02-2012 Strategy implementation - an overview Module 1 Students are required each week to utilise the readings, and attend to instructions stated in the reading guide and in the Moodle LMS
Week 2 05-03-2012 Strategy implementation - general approach Module 2
Week 3 12-03-2012 Leadership and change 1 Module 3
Week 4 19-03-2012 Leadership and change 2 Module 4 Assessment 1 to be submitted this week
Written Assessment Due Thursday (22 Mar 12) 11:00 PM AEST
Week 5 26-03-2012 Structure, decision-making and communication Module 5
Vacation Week 02-04-2012
Week 6 09-04-2012 Policies, procedures and systems Module 6
Week 7 16-04-2012 Improving processes 1 Module 7
Week 8 23-04-2012 Improving processes 2 Module 8 Assessment 2 to be submitted this week
Written Assessment Due Thursday (26 Apr 12) 11:45 PM AEST
Week 9 30-04-2012 Innovation and learning Module 9
Week 10 07-05-2012 Managing turnarounds Module 10
Week 11 14-05-2012 Current issue - Climate change and company management Module 11 Assessment 3 to be submitted this week
Written Assessment Due Thursday (17 May 12) 11:45 PM AEST
Week 12 21-05-2012 Review and exam case Assessment 4 to be submitted this week
Written Assessment Due Thursday (24 May 12) 11:45 PM AEST
Review/Exam Week 28-05-2012
Exam Week 04-06-2012

1 Written Assessment

Assessment Title Written Assessment
Task Description

Assessment item 1 -  Team Charter

Assessment Due Date Week 4 Thursday (22-Mar-2012) 11:00 PM AEST
Return Date to Students Week 6 Thursday (12-Apr-2012)
Weighting 5%
Size

5 pages maximum

Format

Complete the template provided

Referencing Style Harvard (author-date)
Assessment Information

Assessment Overview - MGMT19128 assessment 1.pdf

Submission Online



2 Written Assessment

Assessment Title Written Assessment
Task Description

Essay

Assessment Due Date Week 8 Thursday (26-Apr-2012) 11:45 PM AEST
Return Date to Students Week 10 Thursday (10-May-2012)
Weighting 20%
Assessment Condition

Must Submit - You must submit this item to be eligible to pass the course

Size

3000 words

Format

Essay with headings

Referencing Style Harvard (author-date)
Assessment Information

Assessment Overview - Assessment item 2.pdf

Submission Online
Group submission



3 Written Assessment

Assessment Title Written Assessment
Task Description

Group Case Report

Assessment Due Date Week 11 Thursday (17-May-2012) 11:45 PM AEST
Return Date to Students Review/Exam Week Thursday (31-May-2012)
Weighting 30%
Assessment Condition

Must Submit - You must submit this item to be eligible to pass the course

Size

3000 words

Format

Report

Referencing Style Harvard (author-date)
Assessment Information

Assessment Overview - Assessment item 3.pdf

Submission Online
Group submission



4 Written Assessment

Assessment Title Written Assessment
Task Description

Report on team performance

Assessment Due Date Week 12 Thursday (24-May-2012) 11:45 PM AEST
Return Date to Students Review/Exam Week Friday (01-Jun-2012)
Weighting 5%
Size

Minimum 300 words, maximum 500 words

Format

Informal report

Referencing Style Harvard (author-date)
Assessment Information

Assessment Overview - Assessment item 4.pdf

Submission Online



Examination

Outline Complete an examination
Date During the University examination period
Weighting 40%
Length 180 minutes
Details Dictionary - non-electronic, concise, direct translation only (dictionary must not contain any notes or comments).
Calculator - non-programmable, no text retrieval, silent only.
Closed Book

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