Learning Outcomes

Case Method: Student Impact

Experiential Learning puts students in the driving seat, with most speaking led by students discussing details of the case and their recommended course(s) of action. Students are immersed in real-world business problems and must rely on collaboration and disciplinary knowledge to arrive at an appropriate solution.   As a result, the Case Method

  • Make teaching more  relevant for students
  • Empowers students to apply theory and judgement to real world problems
  • Encourages students to learn from each other

Learning Methods & Impact on Student Learning

Case Study Learning
Class Participation
Textbook Reading

Experential Learning

The Case Method not only helps students develop a diverse range of problem solving, decision making and analytical skills, but also encourages a more engaging and rewarding learning environment for everyone in the classroom. Experiential Learning connects students with practical learning experiences and guided reflection to provide students with real-world experiences and accelerate their learning. Experiential Learning allows students to:

  • Increase their disciplinary knowledge (& application of knowledge)
  • Develop transferable skills
  •  Clarify interests and values
  • Strength career engagement and employability
  • Collaborate meaningfully with communities

Principles of Experiential Learning

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Simulated Workplace

Designed to enable the application of knowledge and skills in a workplace, or realistic workplace scenario

Communication

Workforce Skills

Designed to strengthen students’ transferable skills, career competencies and citizenship

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Meaningful Activities

Emphasises ethical approaches; learning outcomes; and active, continuous supervision and mentorship

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Applied Knowledge

Designed to facilitate connections between theory and practice

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Course Accreditation

Students recieve course credit or recognition on co-curricular record

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Student Self-Assessment

Students engage in guided reflection, including a formal evaluation of the learning outcomes by the institution

Focus Areas

External Environment

Focus topics include business in the environment, consumer protection, corporate responsibility, external influences, the economy, and government influence and globalization.

Finance

Focus topics include accounts, assets, budgeting, cash flow, costs, investment appraisal, financial risk and sources of finance.

Marketing

Focus topics include branding, competitive advantage, customer focus, market research, marketing mix, segmentation, product life cycle and promotion.

Operations

Focus topics include the business organization, continuous improvement, customer focus, health & safety, innovation, mergers & alliances, activity development and supply chain.

People

Focus topics include communications, diversity, developing the team, managing change, motivation, recruitment, selection, skill & competency development.

Strategy

Focus topics include aims & objectives, business expansion & growth, competitive advantage, culture, decision-making, risk management and stakeholder handling=.

Industry Events

By attending industry events, students can expand upon what they’ve learnt in the classroom and network with some of the world’s leading executives and business people

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14

University partners

330

Australian cases

1200

annual students

85%

improvement in grades

The in-class experience helped me learn more about my classmates as individuals, uncovering shared interests and strengthening friendships."

Addison Ferrel

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