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LB5217 - Community Project: Application of Strategy

[Offered in 2014 only]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

The following eligibility criteria apply: 1. Successful completion of at least two study periods in an MBA or joint MBA program 2. GPA 5.0 3. Two references from campus lecturers 4. No academic misconduct reports 5. Pre-existing employment experience in an Australian workplace 6. Offers will be made following an interview process discussing potential host organisations 7. Students must not receive monetary or "in-kind" remuneration for any part of the project.

The community project is one of two alternative capstone subjects for the MBA which brings together the theoretical material covered in the course and applies it to practice based learning in the form of a community project. Small teams of students devise, develop, deliver and document an integrated project for a real community organisation or activity. The community project must be clearly articulated and provide achievable outcomes which will be evaluated by the host organisation based on a group pitch and documented plan.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate creativity and initiative in the application of discipline-specific learning outcomes to the world of work;
  • Demonstrate abilities to work as part of a team and manage team inputs and processes to achieve a coordinated outcome;
  • Demonstrate high level personal autonomy and accountability in planning, execution, communication and evaluation of projects.
Prerequisites: 21 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 5 LB, CO, TO SUBJECTS. MINIMUM 15CP OF LB5, CO5 SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LB5235

Availabilities

JCU Brisbane, Block, Study Period 25
Census Date 12-Jun-2014
Face to face teaching 07-Jun-2014 to 15-Jun-2014 (7/6, 8/6, 14/6, 15/6, No Exam)
Coordinator: Professor John Hamilton
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours - 10 hours supervised
Assessment: presentations (20%); tutorial attendance and participation (60%); assignments (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Block, Study Period 27
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Face to face teaching 03-Oct-2014 to 14-Nov-2014 (3,6,10,13,17,20,24,27,30 Oct and 2,7,10 and 14 Nov. No Final Exam)
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours - 10 hours supervised
Assessment: presentations (20%); tutorial attendance and participation (60%); assignments (20%).

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.