MPM755 – Building Success in Commerce

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Faculty of Business and Law Assignment

Learning Outcome Details

Unit Learning Outcome (ULO) Graduate Learning Outcome (GLO)
ULO 1: Synthesise a broad base of critical commercial knowledge with specialised discipline knowledge and conduct independent research on a (chosen) commerce-related


GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and


GLO3: Digital literacy

ULO 3: Critically analyse complex factors that lead to business success to justify options, identify limitations and inform business decisions on appropriate courses of action. GLO4: Critical thinking
ULO 6: Interpret and reflect on the critical impacts of ethics and cultural factors in the context of an emerging business opportunity. GLO8: Global citizenship


Just as each organization faces challenges and pressures in a competitive global economy, so too each major professional discipline field (HR, marketing, supply chain, finance, logistics, etc.) faces its own unique challenges. These exist as a result of the changing nature of industries, political and legislative change, talent management and technology for example. The main aim for professions serving organizational goals within this dynamic context is to remain relevant, proactive and value-adding. This demands that the managers of today need to assess and analyse future trends which impact their discipline field and develop the knowledge, skills and competencies of employees to meet these challenges. It also means that higher and further education institutions need to work closely with discipline field experts to understand future industry needs. 

The assignment 

  1. Students need to conduct detailed secondary research to identify the future challenges which impact their area of specialization. This research should identify relevant global ‘megatrends’ and more specifically, identify discipline-specific challenges which the professionals of the future need to acknowledge, accommodate and embrace. 


  • Provide a definition and an explanation of your intended area of specialization
  • Identify the key tasks or the diversity of work that takes place within this field 
  • Provide a background to the field in terms of recent evolution/growth/change 
  • Identify broad trends which impact business generally, synthesizing views and opinions from a number of sources 
  • Discuss the impact of these trends on your specialization area 
  • Identify sector/field-specific challenges again using multiple sources to arrive at a consolidated opinion  
  • Discuss / critique / validate these challenges in relation to your chosen field 
  1. Having identified key challenges, students will make substantiated recommendations as to how their chosen profession can best respond to these future challenges: 
  • Recommendations should be per challenge
  • Specific courses of action should be outlined 
  • The importance of following recommendations should be emphasized 
  • The benefits of the following recommendations should be presented 
  • The implications of not following recommendations should be highlighted 
  1. The professional, report style format of the assignment should include: 
  • Background: setting the scene 
  • Research aim: what does the research set out to achieve? (inform, meet course criteria, fulfil specific GLOs ULOs, personal goals)  
  • Research questions: What specifically will the research seek answers to? (2-3 key questions)  
  • Research methods: how will you go about completing the assignment in terms of data gathering and interpretation?  
  • Data collection: what data will be collected specifically and from what sources?  
  • Data analysis: what does your research reveal?  
  • Recommendations: what should change and why?  
  • Conclusion: Bringing it all together 
  1. Endnote should be used to capture and manage citations, of which there should be no fewer than 20. A screenshot of the Endnote file needs to accompany the assignment submission. 

Note: BSC 

  1. Clear, detailed evidence is to be provided in the form of an assignment task diary to evidence how time was allocated to specific assignment requirements, how time allocation was reviewed, how the learning was achieved and how variations to the plan were managed. 

Business report: discuss in week 2 echo

Related article: Global Megatrends, IT and globalisation1, Talent development and globalisation1 in week 1

Submission Instructions

Assignments are to be submitted to the cloud dropbox by the required time/date. 

You must keep a backup copy of every assignment you submit until the marked assignment has been returned to you.  In the unlikely event that one of your assignments is misplaced, you will need to submit your backup copy.

Any work you submit may be checked by electronic or other means for the purposes of detecting collusion and/or plagiarism.

When you are required to submit an assignment through your CloudDeakin unit site, you will receive an email to your Deakin email address confirming that it has been submitted. You should check that you can see your assignment in the Submissions view of the Assignment dropbox folder after upload, and check for, and keep, the email receipt for the submission.


  • Penalties for late submission: The following marking penalties will apply if you submit an assessment task after the due date without an approved extension: 5% will be deducted from available marks for each day up to five days, and work that is submitted more than five days after the due date will not be marked. You will receive 0% for the task. ‘Day’ means working day for paper submissions and calendar day for electronic submissions. The Unit Chair may refuse to accept a late submission where it is unreasonable or impracticable to assess the task after the due date. 
  • For more information about academic misconduct, special consideration, extensions, and assessment feedback, please refer to the document Your rights and responsibilities as a student in this Unit in the first folder next to the Unit Guide of the Resources area in the CloudDeakin unit site.
  • Building evidence of your experiences, skills and knowledge (Portfolio) – Building a portfolio that evidences your skills, knowledge and experience will provide you with a valuable tool to help you prepare for interviews and to showcase to potential employers.  There are a number of tools that you can use to build a portfolio.  You are provided with cloud space through OneDrive, or through the Portfolio tool in the Cloud Unit Site, but you can use any storage repository system that you like. Remember that a Portfolio is YOUR tool. You should be able to store your assessment work, reflections, achievements and artefacts in YOUR Portfolio. Once you have completed this assessment piece, add it to your personal Portfolio to use and showcase your learning later, when applying for jobs, or further studies.  Curate your work by adding meaningful tags to your artefacts that describe what the artefact represents.
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