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BUSS5020: Business Insights

2021 unit information

This unit is designed specifically to provide Commerce students with foundational knowledge in relation to business challenges and the major issues and trends facing business leaders today. Students are required to consider and analyse how business leaders might respond to these challenges in a changing and uncertain environment. Students are also encouraged to think creatively about ways in which business, government and the community can function better. This unit provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully pursue the specialisations offered in the Master of Commerce.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Business School

Code BUSS5020
Academic unit Business School
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate a working knowledge of key business concepts, frameworks, and trends
  • LO2. demonstrate critical thinking skills by identifying, assessing and responding to business issues and challenges
  • LO3. communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • LO4. work collaboratively in a team to address complex business issues
  • LO5. demonstrate knowledge of ethical frameworks relevant to business.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote

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