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LB5228 - The Changing Business Environment

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

This subject looks at the pattern of industrial change from the Industrial Revolution to present day. It looks at recent industry changes and what creative destruction has done to business models. It also looks at industries under stress and presents a frame from which to examine change.

Learning Outcomes

  • critically analyze complex business-related knowledge and practice from both historical and recent perspectives;
  • synthesize sustainable economic, social and environmental practices and value systems;
  • research and apply established concepts to solve business and professional practice problems;
  • critically analyze complex contemporary business issues using appropriate models and make reasoned recommendations based on multidisciplinary synthesis of theory and evidence;
  • present complex business analyses and information appropriately to differing audiences using effective oral presentation skills;
  • present complex business analyses and information appropriately to differing audiences using clear and fluent written communication;
  • work effectively in achieving common goals demonstrating collaboration;
  • demonstrate a capacity for personal reflection and self-development in relation to professional business learning and practice.
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Combinations:
LB5214

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce
Lecturer: Dr Chris Leggett.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours - Combined lectures, tutorials/workshops; lecturer directed activities
Assessment: essays (40%); take-home exam (40%); case study (20%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours - Combined lectures, tutorials/workshops; lecturer directed activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCUandOther
Assessment: essays (40%); take-home exam (40%); case study (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours - Combined lectures, tutorials/workshops; lecturer directed activities
Assessment: essays (40%); take-home exam (40%); case study (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 14-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours - Combined lectures, tutorials/workshops; lecturer directed activities
Assessment: essays (40%); take-home exam (40%); case study (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours - Combined lectures, tutorials/workshops; lecturer directed activities
Assessment: essays (40%); take-home exam (40%); case study (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.