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International Immersion (MBS638)

Organisational Unit Business
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: T1-external, T2-external, T3-external
Description In this unit, participants will have a tremendous opportunity to gather first-hand insights of the economic, social, cultural and political trends which international organisations navigate. Participants will analyse issues relating to organisational and individual leadership, strategies implemented for national, regional and global industry positioning, and witness emerging innovations coming from these centres of excellence. Participants will experience a cultural exchange, building on professional relationships with their cohort, international industries, organisations and government executives.
Unit Learning Outcomes After completing this unit, participants will be able to:
1. Provide an overview of the industry's social, cultural and political environment.
2. Provide an in-depth analysis of the industry's/firm's business practices.
3. Evaluate the insights gained and assess its value to their own organisational and individual context.
4. Apply the knowledge and skills gained to their organisational and individual context.
Timetabled Learning Activities Students work closely with the facilitator to determine three drop-in sessions; 3 -day international immersion.
Unit Learning Experiences Students will have the opportunity to embrace becoming this new type of leader through immersive
learning of leadership, strategy and innovation. Students will have the chance to gather first-hand insights
into the economic, social, cultural and political trends which local, regional and international organisations
navigate. Students will analyse issues relating to organisational and individual leadership, strategies
implemented for global industry positioning, and/or witness emerging innovations at the centres of
excellence as being able to understand and comprehend the nuances of the global context within which
leadership, strategy and innovation manifest is critical. Students will also experience cultural exchange,
building on professional relations with their cohort, global industries and organisations and government
executives.
Assessment Assessment 1 - Environmental Scanning Report, ULO 1 & 2, Weighting 30%
Assessment 2 - Final Report Outline, ULO 1-4, Weighting 30%
Assessment 3 - Final Report, ULO 1-4, Weighting 30%
Assessment 4 - Teamwork, ULO 1-4, Weighting 10%
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.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
MBS638
Ms Katherine Ings
Programs Coordinator

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 1776
e: Katherine.Ings@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.4.024 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
MBS638

MURDOCH: T1-External
MURDOCH: T2-External
Ms Katherine Ings
Programs Coordinator

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 1776
e: Katherine.Ings@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.4.024 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
MBS638

MURDOCH: T3-External
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