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BES1200 Business Knowledge Development
Credit Points: 15
BES1100 Foundations of Business Knowledge

This unit builds and expands upon BES1100 and further develops student knowledge and professional skills, including interpersonal, teamwork and team building skills, critical thinking and self improvement through reflection.  Activities in the unit focus on the role of entrepreneurship and creativity, gathering and using data to support decision making and simulation of business processes to broaden students' knowledge and understanding. Students further develop their information searching skills, learning to summarise and synthesise information into various business documents. Critical thinking skills are improved through a series of case studies and analysis of business planning scenarios.  At the conclusion of the unit students should have improved understanding of themselves and people from diverse backgrounds.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K32Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Business
K34Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
K60Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Business
K51Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business
K11Bachelor of Planning
K49Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business
K31Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning
C15Diploma of Planning
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009