This program-wide capstone unit must be taken by students in their final semester of study within the Master of Commerce program. Students work collaboratively with peers and advisors to integrate the discipline-specific knowledge acquired within their program to address practical business challenges requiring cross-disciplinary and cross-functional insights, knowledge and skills. Assessment is designed to assure student proficiency in program learning goals. Students work in self-managing cross-functional teams to complete a semester-long project, preparing individual and group reports that are assessed by academic staff. Weekly seminars include action learning in the business life cycle, data analysis, strategic decision-making, change management, business communication, and ethical awareness and reasoning in business practice. Learning activities include short case studies and business case simulation.
1x 1hr lecture and 1x 2hr seminar/workshop per semester week
Business Case Participation (10%); Team-Working Assessment (10%); Business Case Presentation (15%); Team Performance Assessment (5%); Simulation Report (30%); Final Exam (30%)
Departmental Permission is required for enrolment in the intensive February and July sessions. Priority is given to students who have BUSS6000 left as the final unit to complete the Master of Commerce. Students with 12 credit points remaining including BUSS6000 will be assessed on a case by case basis depending on availability.
Students must complete this unit in their final semester of study (full-time students will have completed a minimum of 72 credit points from PG study and part-time students will have completed a minimum of 84 credit points from PG study)