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WORK3401: Industry and Community Project

This interdisciplinary unit provides students with the opportunity to address complex problems identified by industry, community, and government organisations, and gain valuable experience in working across disciplinary boundaries. In collaboration with a major industry partner and an academic lead, students integrate their academic skills and knowledge by working in teams with students from a range of disciplinary backgrounds. This experience allows students to research, analyse and present solutions to a real-world problem, and to build on their interpersonal and transferable skills by engaging with and learning from industry experts and presenting their ideas and solutions to the industry partner.

Code WORK3401
Academic unit Work and Organisational Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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72 credit points
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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BUSS3110 or ACCT3400 or BANK3400 or CLAW3400 or FINC3400 or IBUS3400 or INFS3400 or MKTG3400 or QBUS3400 or WORK3400
Assumed knowledge:
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WORK1003 and WORK1004 and (WORK2210 or SIEN2210 or WORK2218)

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

  • LO1. Demonstrate critical awareness of, and apply, disciplinary knowledge and skills to address complex real-world problems
  • LO2. Assess and integrate diverse stakeholder perspectives to generate insights into complex problems
  • LO3. Purposefully select and apply complex problem-solving approaches and methods
  • LO4. Communicate effectively and persuasively in professional settings using relevant media
  • LO5. Demonstrate professionalism (proficiency, adaptivity, and proactivity) in collaborative project work