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BUSI540 Professional Consulting Engagement

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 0.5000
Points 60 points 60 points 60 points 60 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (22 July 2019 - 1 December 2019), 1st Non standard period (1 January 2019 - 30 December 2019), 2nd Non standard period (1 January 2019 - 30 June 2019), 3rd Non standard period (1 July 2019 - 30 December 2019)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $8,744.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $13,800.00

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

Jessica Henry

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 (22 July 2019 - 1 December 2019)

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

1st Non standard period (1 January 2019 - 30 December 2019)

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

2nd Non standard period (1 January 2019 - 30 June 2019)

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

3rd Non standard period (1 July 2019 - 30 December 2019)

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 0.5000
Points 60 points 60 points 60 points 60 points 60 points 60 points 60 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (17 February 2020 - 6 July 2020), 2nd Non standard period (3 August 2020 - 21 December 2020), 3rd Non standard period (3 August 2020 - 21 December 2020), 4th Non standard period (16 November 2020 - 7 May 2021), 1st Non standard period (1 January 2020 - 30 June 2020), 2nd Non standard period (1 July 2020 - 31 December 2020), 3rd Non standard period (7 January 2020 - 25 December 2020)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2020 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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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 (17 February 2020 - 6 July 2020)

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

2nd Non standard period (3 August 2020 - 21 December 2020)

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

3rd Non standard period (3 August 2020 - 21 December 2020)

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

4th Non standard period (16 November 2020 - 7 May 2021)

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

1st Non standard period (1 January 2020 - 30 June 2020)

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

2nd Non standard period (1 July 2020 - 31 December 2020)

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

3rd Non standard period (7 January 2020 - 25 December 2020)

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