The aim is to recognise the efforts of high-achieving students in the organising committee of ANU Asia Pacific Week and allow the student to engage deeply with one conference panel. The conference is an opportunity for students to work closely with the college and apply the knowledge they have acquired into running a week-long academic event. This involves placement in one portfolio (Logistics, Delegates, Media and Marketing, Finance, Content and Special Project) and 10 months commitment to the projects and duties of that portfolio. During the placement the student will receive advice and direction from College Staff and the course convenor.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:
1. Contribute to the organisation of a large and complex event;
2. Express and deliver information to a range of stakeholders professionally;
3. Collaborate professionally with stakeholders on the formulation and implementation of complex projects;
4. Identify, analyse and address complex issues.
Other InformationOnly Asia Pacific Week committee members can enrol. The committee is selected in October/November of the previous year. Please contact the CAP Student Centre for more information.
Indicative Assessment(i) a learning journal (3,000 words) kept by the student reflecting on tasks undertaken, the knowledge and skills acquired, and an overall evaluation of the experience (40%);
(ii) a 2,500 word critical review of one of the panels in terms of its organisation, format, content, degree of innovation, engagement with key current/academic issues; and audience response (40%).
(iii) a report on the student's performance during the placement by the course convener (20%).
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WorkloadPlacement in an allocated portfolio on the Asia Pacific Week organising committee. Systematic and frequent journal entries, and regular correspondence with the student committee director. Attendance at team meetings and meetings with the course convenor.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
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