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LB1000 - Academic Skills for Business

Credit points: 0.5
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

The subject is a 4-week online course which aims to familiarise students with business communications skills, understand key business concepts, and apply critical thinking techniques. The subject aims to build capacity in academic business skills in students entering the MBA program without a cognate degree. Students will complete the subject during the first semester in the MBA program. The focus of this subject is to ensure students are equipped with the underpinning knowledge to succeed in the MBA.

Learning Outcomes

  • identify and apply relevant and appropriate business language to effectively communicate in both written and oral form;
  • examine key business concepts and apply these to business management;
  • apply analytical skills and knowledge to identify problems, evaluate options and recommend solutions.

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, External
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Dr Chun Meng Tang
Lecturer: Mr Thierry Mezeret.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 0.5 credit point subject is approximately 22 hours.

  • 18 hours - Combined Online Lectures and Online Tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentation (20%); literature review (40%); case study analysis (40%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, External
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Chun Meng Tang
Lecturer: Mr Thierry Mezeret.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 0.5 credit point subject is approximately 22 hours.

  • 18 hours - Combined Online Lectures and Online Tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentation (20%); literature review (40%); case study analysis (40%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, External
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Dr Chun Meng Tang
Lecturer: Mr Thierry Mezeret.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 0.5 credit point subject is approximately 22 hours.

  • 18 hours - Combined Online Lectures and Online Tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentation (20%); literature review (40%); case study analysis (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.