Business Operations (Strategy and Application)

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 12 weeks
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Awarded by: RMIT University
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

Drawing together key skills from a number of business subjects, Business Operations (Strategy and Application) provides students with the opportunity to take part in a simulated game where teams compete to manage a successful business over a period of eight financial years. You’ll need to make decisions surrounding investment, production, marketing, and finance, and discuss current business issues, strategic and operational, to achieve long-term business success.

This online unit, offered by RMIT University and Open Universities Australia, teaches you how to understand, plan and articulate professional pathways in real business. It also gives you the skills to manage complex resources and organisational tasks, connect internal and external factors that affect your business, and understand economic, financial, marketing, accounting and legal knowledge.

This practical unit also incorporates theory surrounding the ethical, social and environmental implications of business processes and practices – a vital part of the modern business world. You will also come away with excellent communication skills, including how to listen to and engage with clients and employees, and how to speak persuasively.

Eligibility

In order to enrol in this unit, you must have been accepted into the following course:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), RMIT University

You must also have successfully completed the following unit:

  • Introduction to Business Management

Areas of study

In this Business Operations (Strategy and Application) unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Company vision and strategies
  • Situation analysis
  • Performance measures (cumulative; market share; stock price; market cap; ROE; ROS; ROA; and asset turns)
  • Finance arrangements (stocks; bonds; short term loans; finance strategies and tactics)
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Project management
  • Supply chain management

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), RMIT 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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How will this unit advance my career?

Complete this unit with the ability to formulate sound, long-term business decisions and drive a business towards sustained commercial success.

The unit focuses on the ethical, economic and social considerations every business owner should take, and ensures your business practices remain relevant and up to date.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Business Operations (Strategy and Application) from RMIT 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 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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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government 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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