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An online undergraduate unit provided by Swinburne University and Open Universities Australia, Industry Consulting Project provides students with an opportunity to apply the skills they have developed thus far, while engaging in a consulting project for an industry partner. You will work with a multidisciplinary team on a live problem-solving project set by a profit or not-for-profit enterprise, operating in either the public or private sector.
Your team will work under the guidance of a coach, and receive project-specific input from the industry client briefs. At the end of the project, you will be expected to deliver your findings and make appropriate recommendations via an oral presentation and written report.
This unit is designed to test your ability to apply business principles and knowledge to a real-world context and make problem-solving judgements by evaluating research and insight from a variety of sources. You will be expected to work collaboratively in a diverse group, while developing the intellectual independence to become a critical and reflective learner. Success in this unit will help you to make a successful transition from academic learning to a business environment.
To be eligible to enrol, you must have successfully completed the following unit:
In this Industry Consulting Project unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
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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A core unit for a Bachelor of Business, Industry Consulting Project takes the skills and disciplines you have picked up so far in your studies and gives you an opportunity to apply them to a real-world workplace. Success in this unit will therefore provide you with a strong foundation for entering the world of work on completion of your studies.
Through this unit, you will gain experience in working with a diverse team of people, as well as potentially valuable industry connections. The unit offers placements in both the public and private, profit and not-for-profit sectors, reflecting the wide variety of career opportunities available to graduates of this course.
Business graduates go on to achieve success in a range of contemporary fields, from marketing and finance to advertising and tourism management. Popular job roles in the public and private sectors include consultancy, project and business management, policy evaluation and information technology. Success in this unit helps you to develop the tools to become a leader in whatever career you go on to pursue.
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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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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. 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).Find out more about government study loans here.
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Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.