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Section 3 assessment details 31 requirements for

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Section 3. Assessment details 3.1 Requirements for completion of subject In order to pass this subject, you must: You must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject. Student must make a reasonable attempt at all assessment tasks (each Academic Group may identify a reasonable attempt) A fail result may be given if a student (did not sit for major assessment task(s), or did not complete assessment requirements worth at least 80% of the total possible marks, or deferred examination not granted.) It is important to be aware that assessment “is always subject to final ratification following the examination period and that no single result represents a final grade in a subject” (Learning, Teaching and Assessment Policy 5.22.). Raw marks for each assessment will be converted to the percentage weight for each piece of assessment. Feedback and marks on each of the two workbook tasks will be available via Learn JCU grade centre within 21 days after the submission closing dates. Marks will be returned via the Learn JCU grade centre. 3.3 Assessment Tasks ASSESSMENT TASK 1: Small Business Workbook 1 Aligned subject and course learning outcomes SLO2: explain how organisations can be ethically, corporately and socially responsible in achieving sustainable practice SLO5: appreciate business and management principles that apply specifically in a tropical environmental context CLO K1: Demonstrate essential knowledge necessary for a career in business related professions CLO K2: Synthesise underlying principles and concepts for making business decisions CLO S2: Apply critical thinking to address issues in business. CLO S3: Convey information clearly and fluently, in high quality written form appropriate for their audience. Group or individual Individual Weighting 25% Due date 21 December, 2016 (Week 6), 12 (noon) ASSESSMENT TASK 1: DESCRIPTION Individuals work in all different types and sizes of organisations and businesses in various roles and responsibilities, duties and expectations. One approach to familiarise you with these future challenges is to apply the theory presented in this subject in a practical context requiring you to explore and identify the various topics within a business/management environment. It is hoped that by applying the various topics to your chosen small business, this will contribute to your understanding and establish a sound basis of both the theory and practical aspects of this subject in the management context and prepare you for the remainder of your degree. College of Business, Law & Governance BU1104 Page 7 of 14 2016
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For this assessment task, you are to select a small business of your choice. As the owner/manager of your business, you have the primary goals of being both successful and sustainable. Throughout this subject you will be exposed to a variety of topics expressly relevant to a small business owner/manager that will assist in your business decisions. You will be required, using this workbook, to express and apply a number of chosen topics from a list provided in the workbook to demonstrate the practical understanding and application of the selected topics in your chosen business.
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