• Code MMIB8007
  • Unit Value 6 to 24 units
  • Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Management, Marketing and International Business
  • Areas of interest Business Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in Autumn Session 2020
    Winter Session 2020
    Spring Session 2020
    See Future Offerings

Project students should speak with the Course Convener about the mode of delivery for their project studies

This course is for students enrolled in the Master of Management ANU/Tsinghua program. Students will apply the evidence-based knowledge gained during their program to undertake an independent research project. The agreed topic is to be determined by the student in consultation with their ANU supervisor.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the research question that requires an independent critical investigation
  2. Establish the discipline theories and methodologies to acquire evidence to understand the research question
  3. Determine the methodological quality, reliability and validity of evidence to be applied to answer the research question
  4. Summarise the relevant evidence in a structure that is suitable for addressing the research question
  5. Ascertain social and ethical implications of proposed research question solutions
  6. Compose optimal written and oral communication processes to increase the likelihood of favourable business outcomes resulting from this new knowledge

Indicative Assessment

  1. Research Report (Individual assessment) (90) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]
  2. Presentation (Individual assessment) (10) [LO 6]

In response to COVID-19: Please note that Semester 2 Class Summary information (available under the classes tab) is as up to date as possible. Changes to Class Summaries not captured by this publication will be available to enrolled students via Wattle. 

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130 hours of total student learning time per 6 units of study, comprising of independent student research, consultations with an ANU supervisor, reading, writing and presentations.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed MGMT7250 Evidence-Based Management (6 units) and another 6 units of study in the Master of Management ANU/Tsinghua program.

You will need to contact the Research School of Management to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

Relevant reading material will be identified in consultation with an ANU supervisor.


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 to 24 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
7.00 0.14583
8.00 0.16667
9.00 0.18750
10.00 0.20833
11.00 0.22917
12.00 0.25000
13.00 0.27083
14.00 0.29167
15.00 0.31250
16.00 0.33333
17.00 0.35417
18.00 0.37500
19.00 0.39583
20.00 0.41667
21.00 0.43750
22.00 0.45833
23.00 0.47917
24.00 0.50000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $650 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $1000 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Taught in China in the Mandarin language
5671 11 May 2020 05 Jun 2020 05 Jun 2020 17 Aug 2020 In Person N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Taught in China in the Mandarin language
6780 19 Jun 2020 03 Jul 2020 03 Jul 2020 28 Aug 2020 In Person N/A
Taught in China in the Mandarin language
6792 29 Aug 2020 11 Sep 2020 11 Sep 2020 06 Nov 2020 In Person N/A

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Taught in China in the Mandarin language
9611 23 Nov 2020 18 Dec 2020 18 Dec 2020 05 Mar 2021 In Person N/A

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