Integrative Business Practice

Qualification: Undergraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Swinburne University of Technology
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

Offered by Swinburne University of Technology through Open Universities Australia, the online Integrative Business Practice unit equips students with the holistic business skills essential to transition from university to a modern workplace.

Focusing on applying disciplinary knowledge to real-life work scenarios, this core business unit features a number of in-class exercises that teach students to understand and respond to business briefs, grasp team dynamics and communicate appropriately for company contexts.

These tasks also integrate previous studies, preparing you to produce sustainable and ethical business solutions using a cross-disciplinary approach. Teamwork, feedback among students and self-reflection form key aspects of the teaching approach of this unit, shaping students into self aware, resilient and effective future business employees.

Eligibility

Students must have completed 16 units to enrol into this unit.

Areas of study

In this Integrative Business Practice unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Understanding how to apply discipline knowledge to a real-world context
  • Interpreting and responding to briefs
  • Understanding team dynamics, management tools and processes
  • Developing an awareness of communications issues and stakeholder expectations
  • Developing an understanding and awareness of critical and reflective practices
  • Appreciating alternative methods of inquiry as applied within the business context
  • Developing practical presentation and communication skills
  • Developing case solutions that are ethical and sustainable

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Bachelor of Business,?Swinburne University of Technology

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?

This online business unit equips students with the holistic business skills essential to transition from university to the workplace, preparing students for work in a range of modern business environments where the boundaries between social, for-profit and non-profit organisations are increasingly blurring.

Business skills that are honed during this unit include writing documents in the appropriate business style, working collaboratively in diverse teams, evaluating your own performance and providing feedback on team members’ performance, as well as applying analytical, ethical, critical and creative thinking to business problems.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Integrative Business Practice from Swinburne 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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Financial assistance

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 HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!

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).

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