The Peter Faber Business School places great importance on providing valuable practical experience through two industry field placements. These placements form part of all degree programs for undergraduate business students ensuring they are job-ready upon graduation.
Community engagement: Building strengths and capabilities
Volunteer commitment: 40 hours When: Second year of undergraduate degree Credit points: 10 (core unit)
In addition to providing first-hand experience of the basics of business operations, the program provides students with a deeper understanding of the contributions of social enterprises to the economy. It also provides valuable experience in the provision of services through a not-for-profit organisation.
Students undertaking this course develop basic professional skills, knowledge of social enterprise models, learn about the role of social entrepreneurs in creating social change and deepen their understanding of the world around them.