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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 3095

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163790

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

The aim of this course is to allow students to investigate and experience the different types of management problems and decisions that exist in organisations today, the characteristics of different types of problem solvers and decision makers and how these characteristics might influence individual and group decision making for a range of management problems and decisions. Students will also consider different approaches, tools and techniques to support creativity and innovation in problem solving and decision making and consider the value of these based on the types of problems and decisions and the characteristics of the management problem solver and decision maker. Students will work autonomously and collaboratively as a decision maker.

Course content

Types of problems and decisions (structured through to complex), types of problem solvers and decision makers (decision styles, worldviews) approaches to problem solving and decision making, creativity and innovation in problem solving and decision making, tools and techniques to support problem solving and decision making. Collaborative and individual decision making.

Textbooks

., Online Readings

Prerequisites

Successful completion of 54 units of undergraduate study.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online activities 1500 words 40% N/A
Group project 3000 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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