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BUSI540 Professional Consulting Engagement

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Students work with clients to understand their business and apply course materials to a real business problem. Both the ability to manage the project process and final report are marked.

The BUSI 540 business project is one of the electives and highlights of the Otago MBA programme: a chance to perform on a big stage and gain top-notch networking experience. BUSI 540 is framed as a professional consulting engagement aligned with your career ambition to help you gain access to the right industry, company or professional network.

Paper title Professional Consulting Engagement
Paper code BUSI540
Subject Business Administration
EFTS 0.5
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (15 February 2021 - 5 July 2021) (Distance learning)
1st Non standard period (4 January 2021 - 30 June 2021) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (31 May 2021 - 18 October 2021) (Distance learning)
2nd Non standard period (1 July 2021 - 17 December 2021) (On campus)
3rd Non standard period (13 September 2021 - 21 February 2022) (Distance learning)
3rd Non standard period (4 January 2021 - 17 December 2021) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,017.50
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
CBUS 540
Limited to
MBA
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
otagomba@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Susan Steer

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, interdisciplinary perspective, lifelong learning, communication, critical thinking, cultural understanding, ethics, environmental literacy, information literacy, research, self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Demonstrate the ability to add value to a high-profile business
  • Accelerate an existing career or make the transition to a new career
  • Gain a self-defining experience and accomplishment they will long remember

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (15 February 2021 - 5 July 2021)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

1st Non standard period (4 January 2021 - 30 June 2021)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (31 May 2021 - 18 October 2021)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (1 July 2021 - 17 December 2021)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

3rd Non standard period (13 September 2021 - 21 February 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

3rd Non standard period (4 January 2021 - 17 December 2021)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Students work with clients to understand their business and apply course materials to a real business problem. Both the ability to manage the project process and final report are marked.

The BUSI 540 business project is one of the electives and highlights of the Otago MBA programme: a chance to perform on a big stage and gain top-notch networking experience. BUSI 540 is framed as a professional consulting engagement aligned with your career ambition to help you gain access to the right industry, company or professional network.

Paper title Professional Consulting Engagement
Paper code BUSI540
Subject Business Administration
EFTS 0.5
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) 2nd Non standard period (7 March 2022 - 13 June 2022) (Distance learning)
2nd Non standard period (7 March 2022 - 13 June 2022) (On campus)
4th Non standard period (13 June 2022 - 19 September 2022) (Distance learning)
4th Non standard period (13 June 2022 - 19 September 2022) (On campus)
6th Non standard period (12 September 2022 - 19 December 2022) (On campus)
6th Non standard period (12 September 2022 - 19 December 2022) (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,171.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
CBUS 540
Limited to
MBA
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact

mba.manager@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

mba.manager@otago.ac.nz

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, interdisciplinary perspective, lifelong learning, communication, critical thinking, cultural understanding, ethics, environmental literacy, information literacy, research, self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Demonstrate the ability to add value to a high-profile business
  • Accelerate an existing career or make the transition to a new career
  • Gain a self-defining experience and accomplishment they will long remember

^ Top of page

Timetable

2nd Non standard period (7 March 2022 - 13 June 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (7 March 2022 - 13 June 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

4th Non standard period (13 June 2022 - 19 September 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

4th Non standard period (13 June 2022 - 19 September 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

6th Non standard period (12 September 2022 - 19 December 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

6th Non standard period (12 September 2022 - 19 December 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard