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Industry Consulting Project

In this unit, you’ll work in teams on a real-life client brief. With guidance from an experienced coach, you’ll present your findings to one of our industry partners.

Duration: 1 Teaching Period

Unit Code: BUS30009

Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

The unit provides an opportunity for students to apply skills and engage in a consulting project for an industry partner. Multidisciplinary teams will work on a live problem solving project from profit or not-for-profit enterprises operating in either private or public sectors. Teams will work under the guidance of a coach with project specific inputs from the industry client briefs. In the final week, teams will deliver their findings and recommendations to industry partner through an oral presentation and a written report. The unit aims at facilitating a successful transition from academic learning environment to work environment.


  • Applying discipline knowledge to a real-world context
  • Principles, overviews and discipline issues that relate to the project context
  • Interpreting and responding to project briefs
  • Team dynamics, management tools and processes
  • Communications issues and stakeholder expectations
  • Research methods
  • Critical and reflective practices
  • Documenting project developments and recommendations

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