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Stakeholder Governance in a Business-Society Ecosystem (MBS637)

School School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: SS3-external, T1-external
Description This unit addresses key issues around business and governance from a multi-stakeholder perspective, and aims to equip students with knowledge and skills that will allow them to develop innovative 'shared-value' and responsible business solutions. This Unit is grounded on the 3 key streams of the School of Business and Governance: business, politics/governance and sustainability.
Unit Learning Outcomes 1. Critically analyse complex business situations within a business-society-and-the-environment perspective.
2. Apply robust analytical criteria to define multi-stakeholder solutions.
3. Develop sophisticated decision-making skills.
4. Develop refined oral argumentation skills.
5. Craft innovative business solutions within a 'Shared-Value-Creation' perspective.
6. Evaluate leadership issues considering complex ethical dimensions.
Timetabled Learning Activities Collaborate sessions - Approximately 3 hours x 2 days over 4 weeks of the intensive learning period. These sessions are fully online with the facilitator or in group meetings. - fully online
Unit Learning Experiences The unit is delivered using blended learning design features with core unit materials provided in a digital format followed up by small class knowledge application and skills development. This is enhanced by self-directed learning to further develop skills and application of knowledge to practical and current issues.
Students will undertake all activities online:
These activities include participating in interactive learning activities, accessing online reading, watching instructional videos, interacting with fellow students and completing assessments.
Assessment Assessment 1 - Presentation, Part 1, Artefact Presentation, 5%
Assessment 1 - Presentation, Part 2, Reading Review, 5%
Assessment 2 - Essay, Critical Review, 20%
Assessment 3 - Essay, 35%
Assessment 4 - Report, 35%
Prerequisites Enrolment in the Executive Master in Leadership, Strategy and Innovation
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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Executive Master in Leadership, Strategy and Innovation (EMLeadershipStratInnov) [New in 2016]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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