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BIOL13084 - Industry Analysis

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit provides students with the opportunity to analyse in detail the structure and functioning of an agrifood industry or allied industry support sector. Students working individually or in small groups will be taught skills in information gathering, critique and analysis, project management, self-organisation and communication skills. The unit allows students to gain specific, in-depth knowledge of an industry, enterprise or related topic of their choice, and to gain industry specific knowledge which will be valuable when seeking employment in the selected industry sector.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 3
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

BIOL12108 Agricultural Value Chain Management

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 3 - 2014

Term 1 - 2017 Profile
Bundaberg
Distance
Rockhampton

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 10%
2. Written Assessment 20%
3. Practical and Written Assessment 40%
4. Presentation 30%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2017 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 20% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Moodle course evaluation
Feedback
Not sure because of the nature of the course material and objectives, it is difficult suggest how the course could be improved. There were no appointed course co-coordinators while Phil was in PNG. So it was difficult to get input into any problems.
Recommendation
The course coordinator role be allocated to an academic who does not have commitments that prevent engagement with the class during semester.
Action Taken
This unit was last offered in 2017.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Analyse key areas of industry function in the selected agrifood industry or allied industry support sector.
  2. Describe important aspects of the structure of businesses/community sectors relevant to the topic chosen for industry analysis.
  3. Appraise aspects of the structure and operation of businesses/community sectors and identify areas where improvement may be possible.
  4. Apply project management and time management skills to complete an industry analysis project.

Per NPC1153

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Practical and Written Assessment
4 - Presentation
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
5 - Team Work
6 - Information Technology Competence
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Written Assessment
3 - Practical and Written Assessment
4 - Presentation
2 - Written Assessment