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Stakeholder Governance in a Business-Society Ecosystem (MBS637)

Organisational Unit Business
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: T1-external
Description This unit addresses vital 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 three streams of the Sir Walter Murdoch School: 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 are approximately 3 hours x 2 days over 4 weeks of the intensive learning period. These
sessions are entirely online. Collaborate sessions use the Zoom application and attendance at the
Collaborate sessions are compulsory.
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 - Case Study + Presentation (Part 1)
Assessment 2 - Case Study + Presentation (Part 2)
Assessment 3 - Report
Assessment 4 - Engagement
Prerequisites Enrolment in the Executive Master in Leadership, Strategy and Innovation
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
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.


Unit Coordinator
Dr Simon Minaee
Lecturer in Management

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2769
e: S.Minaee@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.013 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts

MURDOCH: T1-External
Dr Greg Lopez
Lecturer (Professional Practice)

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 1778
e: Greg.Lopez@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.4.024 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
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