ARTS 2300 - Social Enterprise Internship II

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2017

The internship enables students to further develop and apply career and leadership-ready skills in the design of a concept and business plan for a new social enterprise or social business. It gives students a unique opportunity to learn more about social enterprise in Australia while applying their skills and knowledge to developing solutions to real-world social and business issues. The internship combines lectures and weekly online seminars facilitated by Australian business leaders representing corporate, government and community sectors and gives students an opportunity to develop a wide range of career and leadership-ready skills including business planning, social enterprise in practice, team-work and communication skills; and soft skills such as ethical competency and self-awareness. The number of participating students will be determined by an internal quota and the assessment of a formal application which takes into consideration overall academic merit and demonstrated relevant skills required for the internship. Applications will be called during May-June. Successful applicants will be advised of a place in the internship program by late June.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code ARTS 2300
    Course Social Enterprise Internship II
    Coordinating Unit Humanites & Social Sciences Office
    Term Semester 2
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Units 6
    Contact Up to 3 hours per week
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N
    Prerequisites At least 12 units of level 1 undergraduate study
    Incompatible ARTS 3300
    Course Description The internship enables students to further develop and apply career and leadership-ready skills in the design of a concept and business plan for a new social enterprise or social business. It gives students a unique opportunity to learn more about social enterprise in Australia while applying their skills and knowledge to developing solutions to real-world social and business issues.
    The internship combines lectures and weekly online seminars facilitated by Australian business leaders representing corporate, government and community sectors and gives students an opportunity to develop a wide range of career and leadership-ready skills including business planning, social enterprise in practice, team-work and communication skills; and soft skills such as ethical competency and self-awareness.
    The number of participating students will be determined by an internal quota and the assessment of a formal application which takes into consideration overall academic merit and demonstrated relevant skills required for the internship. Applications will be called during May-June. Successful applicants will be advised of a place in the internship program by late June.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Professor Andrew Skuse

    Course Timetable

    The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.

  • Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    1.

    Develop through group work a concept and business plan for a new social enterprise, demonstrating a degree of professional expertise commensurate with an intensive period of practical hands-on experience.

    Demonstrate the requisite skills in applying practical, theoretical, critical, methodological and disciplinary knowledge in a form that reflects a post-university professional work environment.

    Demonstrate the requisite skills set in the development, management and finalisation of a social enterprise project at an advanced level.

    Demonstrate the ability to collaborate and work constructively in a team and on a team-based project.

    Demonstrate a highly-developed awareness of the ways in which contemporary professional, industry, government and community organisations engage in social enterprise initiatives.

    Demonstrate an understanding of the ways in which social enterprise initiatives and humanities and social sciences research skills, methods, knowledge and information are relevant to post-university working life and advance career prospects and applications accordingly.

    University Graduate Attributes

    This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:

    University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s)
    Deep discipline knowledge
    • informed and infused by cutting edge research, scaffolded throughout their program of studies
    • acquired from personal interaction with research active educators, from year 1
    • accredited or validated against national or international standards (for relevant programs)
    1,2,3
    Critical thinking and problem solving
    • steeped in research methods and rigor
    • based on empirical evidence and the scientific approach to knowledge development
    • demonstrated through appropriate and relevant assessment
    2,3
    Teamwork and communication skills
    • developed from, with, and via the SGDE
    • honed through assessment and practice throughout the program of studies
    • encouraged and valued in all aspects of learning
    1,2,3,4
    Career and leadership readiness
    • technology savvy
    • professional and, where relevant, fully accredited
    • forward thinking and well informed
    • tested and validated by work based experiences
    2,3,4,5,6
    Intercultural and ethical competency
    • adept at operating in other cultures
    • comfortable with different nationalities and social contexts
    • Able to determine and contribute to desirable social outcomes
    • demonstrated by study abroad or with an understanding of indigenous knowledges
    5,6
    Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
    • a capacity for self-reflection and a willingness to engage in self-appraisal
    • open to objective and constructive feedback from supervisors and peers
    • able to negotiate difficult social situations, defuse conflict and engage positively in purposeful debate
    5,6
  • Learning & Teaching Activities
    Learning & Teaching Modes

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    Workload

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    Learning Activities Summary

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  • Assessment

    The University's policy on Assessment for Coursework Programs is based on the following four principles:

    1. Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
    2. Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
    3. Assessment practices must be fair and equitable to students and give them the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned.
    4. Assessment must maintain academic standards.

    Assessment Summary





    ASSESSMENT TASK


    TASK TYPE


    WEIGHTING


    COURSE LEARNING OUTCOME(S)




    Concept and
    business plan


    Formative and
    summative


    30%


    1-6




    Presentation of
    business plan


    Formative and
    summative


    30%


    1-6




    Final individual
    report (7,500 words)


    Formative and
    summative


    40%


    1-6




     


     


     


     




     

    ASSESSMENT TASK

    TASK TYPE

    WEIGHTING

    COURSE LEARNING OUTCOME(S)

    Concept and business plan

    Formative and summative

    30%

    1-6

    Presentation of business plan

    Formative and summative

    30%

    1-6

    Final individual report (7,500 words)

    Formative and summative

    40%

    1-6

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



     


     


     




     


     


     


     




    Assessment Detail

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    Submission

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    Course Grading

    Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:

    M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme)
    Grade Mark Description
    FNS   Fail No Submission
    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

    Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.

    Grade Descriptors are available which provide a general guide to the standard of work that is expected at each grade level. More information at Assessment for Coursework Programs.

    Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.

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