AGB363 Rural Change (Industry Project) (8)

Rural Change (Industry Projects) is designed for students to build on their previous learning on the application of management theories in practice. Students will undertake a period of work experience during which they will identify a management problem or opportunity. They will define a problem/opportunity and undertake a logical and documented process leading to recommendations for situation improvement and plans for implementation and the evaluation of outcomes.

Subject availability
Session 2 (60)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Rural Management
Assumed Knowledge
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to enter and observe a social context such as a human community or workplace and develop an understanding of the relationships between individuals, and the roles they fill; and of the forces that constrain, and the structures that influence values, assumptions, policies and practices within the organisation
  • be able to appraise the effects of these interactions on the organisation's stated or unstated goals or shared aspirations
  • be able to choose and justify a suitable theoretical perspective and method of inquiry to identify, in consultation with the stakeholders, a hypothesis for situation improvement
  • be able to develop, through consultation, appropriate situation improvement strategies and implementation timetable
  • be able to provide a method for evaluating the situation improvement program
  • be able to report to the organisation
  • be able to evaluate the entire industry research project and report to the academic supervisor
  • be able to reflect critically on the experience and relate it to their experience as a lifelong learner
The subject will cover the following topics:

The subject draws on concepts developed in Rural Change (Inquiry Tools) and requires the student to apply them in a real world situation. Greater emphasis is placed on qualitative research.

Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.