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Gold Coast Session 1,  2 Session 1,  2
Online Session 1,  2 N/A

Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

6

Level of learning

Introductory

Former School/College

SCU College

Unit aim

Supports students in the development of learning and technology skills and concepts underpinning the preparation and management of a variety of business reports and documents. Students use technology tools to explore case studies, develop a range of templates for reports suitable for different stakeholders and undertake other active learning tasks to acquire key academic and business skills.

Unit content

Topic 1: Unit introduction
Topic 2: The nature of business and knowledge development
Topic 3: Analysis of business information in a range of forms
Topic 4: Technology tools for academic and business study
Topic 5: Report types and structures
Topic 6: Spreadsheet use and applications
Topic 7: Using technologies to construct presentations and reports
Topic 8: Technology and e-Business
Topic 9: Document management in a digital age
Topic 10: E-Commerce: Business Strategies, Security and Ethics

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 analyse information from business operating in a local and global context
2 use both local and global perspectives to explore and critically analyse diverse business-focused reports
3 select from a range of technology tools to develop outputs tailored for specific stakeholders
4 construct a report from specified case study material.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. analyse information from business operating in a local and global context
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. use both local and global perspectives to explore and critically analyse diverse business-focused reports
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. select from a range of technology tools to develop outputs tailored for specific stakeholders
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. construct a report from specified case study material.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.