Making a meaningful contribution to the productivity of a professional organisation is crucial to building ‘work-readiness’ in students. To this end, students will undertake an internship/placement at a host organization that has a global orientation and/or which is affected by global trends. Students will be matched, as closely as possible, with placement opportunities that reflect their career interests and disciplinary specialty(ies). Host organisations may be in the for-profit, not-for-profit, government or non-government sectors. in their internship, students may be expected to apply their knowledge and skills to specific work-related tasks in the organization. Students will also reflect on their own knowledge and skills, and the contribution they could make in an organisation, in order to position themselves for a career upon graduation.
|Faculty||Faculty of Business and Law|
|School||Newcastle Business School|
Not currently offered
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
This course requires students to undertake 80 hours of supervised work placement with a host organisation. During this placement, students will have a chance to apply their knowledge and skills in a specific work context. Students will attend compulsory seminars before and after the placement. Seminar content at the commencement of the course is will provide content designed to maximize the impact of the experiential learning during placement. Seminar topcis will include
A seminar/s will also be scheduled at the end of the teaching term. The seminars will provide an opportunity for students to reflect on and communicate about what they have learned. Students will present an evaluation of their internship to an audience of academics, industry stakeholders, and peers.
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
|Contact Hours||Not currently offered|
|Timetable||2018 Course Timetables for GMBA6011|