• Offered by ANU College of Business and Economics
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject College of Business and Economics Administration
  • Areas of interest Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Commerce, International Business, Business Administration
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Caitlin Hall-West
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
    Second Semester 2017
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Work integrated learning is the core component of the CBE Special Industry Project course. The course provides a select group of undergraduate students in CBE with the opportunity to work in a small cross-disciplinary team setting and solve a business problem presented by a live business client. The academic component of the course is comprised of a series of master classes delivered by academic experts and industry professionals. Under the supervision of the course convenor and support of a designated industry mentor, students will apply their theoretical knowledge into practice by working on innovative solutions that address the specified business issue from the live business client, who is a multinational corporation located in Australia or overseas. The CBE Special Industry Project course facilitates undergraduate students’ development of professional skills important for their job market readiness.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:
1. Apply relevant theoretical knowledge and skills to solve a specified business problem; 
2. Research, analyse, evaluate and propose practical solutions to the business problem encountered by the client organisation;
3. Work effectively and professionally within a team to develop practical solutions to a specified business problem;
4. Communicate effectively with peers and business professionals;
5. Construct a professional industry report; and
6. Critically reflect upon the value of lifelong learning processes provided through the project experience.

Indicative Assessment

- Mid-term progress report: 10%
- Final project report: 40%
- Project presentation: 20%
- Peer evaluation: 10%
- Individual reflection: 20%

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  • Project orientation: 5 hours
  • 2 networking events: 5 hours
  • Master classes: 5 relevant topics identified by the course convenor in consultation with the live business client and the student teams (15 hours)
  • Regular meetings with industry mentor (10 hours)
  • Project commitment (80 hours)
  • Individual assessment of project team and individual reflection on project experience (15 hours)

Requisite and Incompatibility

To be eligible for the CBE Special Industry Project course, students must be a current undergraduate student enrolled in a CBE academic program (including single or double degrees). The student must have completed a minimum 72 units of their undergraduate studies with a GPA of 5.0. A student who has a Fail score in the preceding semester is ineligible to apply. Any unresolved grades will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis. CBEA3001 is incompatible with CBEA3070 (12 units). Students must not undertake CBEA3001 and CBEA3070 (6-units) concurrently.

You will need to contact the ANU College of Business and Economics to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Preliminary Reading

As determined by the course convener.


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $3660
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4878
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4886 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9945 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A

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