This Open Universities Australia unit is perfect for final year business students ready to practice their business acumen and skills. Business Capstone, by Curtin University, teaches business students how to apply their knowledge in a stimulated real-life business environment. In teams, students will compete against each other in a dynamic commercial environment, with the aim of making their company a success.
Discover, through practice, how to fully operate a business within complex and diverse environments, create global strategies that really work, and refine your business intelligence with self-directed team engagement in realistic business scenarios. This unit also teaches you how to evaluate and solve problems as a business professional in the real world, and how to make informed business decisions that promote longevity and growth.
On completion of this unit, you will be able to communicate effectively to a range of audiences in a business context, work both independently and as a team to achieve agreed business outcomes, and discuss and manage how best to incorporate ethical considerations into your decision making.
Applicants must be in the final year of a bachelor’s degree in order to enrol in this unit. It requires prior completion of at least 400 credit points.
Areas of study
In this Business Capstone unit, the topics you will study include:
Introduction and overview
Personal and team dynamics
Governance and strategy
Accounting, finance, and economics
Marketing, production and R&D
Labour negotiation and ethics
Business information systems, supply chain and logistics
Business sustainability and resilience
Company presentations, wrap up and debrief
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Bachelor of Commerce (Business Law), Curtin University
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Whether you are keen to continue your business studies and gain further qualifications, or are set to engage in the business world right now, this unit will equip you with the skills to manage a business in a real-world business environment.
Regardless of the field you’re looking to move into, the knowledge you will take from this Business Capstone unit can be applied to any industry. The practical skills gained are also invaluable for any aspiring business owner or entrepreneur – from business management to ethical considerations, everything in this unit is vital to kick-starting your career in business.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Business Capstone from Curtin University.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP may be available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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