- Code CBEA3002
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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 Commerce, International Business, Management, Marketing, Business Administration
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course involves on campus teaching. For students unable to come to campus there will be a remote option. See the Class Summary for more details.
The aim of the Social Enterprise Experience course is to provide students with the opportunity to gain an authentic learning experience overseas in the area of social entrepreneurship in a foreign location. In this course, students will work in teams and complete an applied project related to different areas of social entrepreneurship (e.g. microfinance, social innovation, corporate sustainability, education, philanthropy, ethical investment). By applying theory and knowledge into real life problems, through a range of collaborations with relevant industry and community partners as well as stakeholder organisations, students will develop employability skills relevant to their professional careers such as teamwork, cultural adaptability, resilience, communication, stakeholder engagement, creative problem solving, and critical thinking.
Students will be selected to enrol in the course following a competitive application process.
Specific details for each in-country program will be published on the College of Business and Economics website.
Students will only be permitted to travel upon completion of ANU required documentation including, where required, the travel to a high risk destination form, and the approval of all documentation by the relevant delegate.
Disclaimer: Applicants are advised that due to circumstances beyond the University's control (for example, specific international security concerns and international health crises) it may not be possible for students to commence or complete this course as advertised.
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:
- Identify and apply relevant knowledge in business and economics to solve a specified social problem
- Determine, research, analyse, evaluate and propose solutions conducive to a specified social issue
- Identify, assess, and apply social, ethical, environmental and sustainability considerations on the social impact of the project
- Demonstrate understanding of new and unfamiliar social, cultural, political, economic and technological environments pertaining to broader social issues
- Demonstrate effective verbal communication skills within teams and professional engagement with other stakeholders in a cross-cultural context
- Critically reflect upon the value of generating social change and lifelong learning processes
Indicative Assessment- Individual learning reports (60%)
- Group project (30%)
- Group presentation (10%)
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Workload120 hours of in-country intensive plus 8-10 hours of pre and post work.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the ANU College of Business and Economics to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
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- 6 units
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