Business Model Development (10279.2)
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|Canberra Business School||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
In addition to the foundational understanding of core components of business models, students will develop skills in assessing current and future risk and opportunity of a business model, based on strategic market analysis and forward planning. They will also have an opportunity to develop new, innovative business models utilising principles and frameworks learnt.
This unit is delivered online, requiring students to self-manage their workload, developing many skills required of outstanding graduates.
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Define and articulate the core components of an organisation's business model and its importance towards an organisation's success;
2. Explain the interaction between key factors of a business model and the impacts of that interaction on the model;
3. Evaluate an existing business model in relation to the surrounding market conditions;
4. Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement and innovation within an existing business model; and
5. Propose business models that reflect market opportunities and business environment.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
CorequisitesStudents must be enrolled in one of the following courses: 332JA OR 333JA OR 334JA OR 335JA AND
Must be enrolled in, or have passed, 9924 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship AND 9958 Fundamentals of Marketing
Equivalent units9959 Business Model Analysis
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Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
The below is applicable to Ducere students:
All coursework must be submitted online via the submission portals set up within the Ducere Learning Management System.
The submission file name should be in the following format:
Further details can be found in the Ducere Course Outline.
Special assessment requirements
To pass this unit, students must obtain an aggregate mark of 50% or more.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Daily activity on the Ducere Learning Management System is strongly recommended.
Required IT skills
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite or equivalent is highly recommended.
A desire to explore new software and technologies is encouraged.
Basic navigation skills to utilise the Learning Management System effectively.
Work placement, internships or practicums