Students are to investigate an industry segment of the Australian healthcare sector and examine and evaluate its model of operations and growth over the last 10 years. Recommended industry segments include:
However, students are encouraged to determine the scope of their analysis in consultation with their lecturer. Assessments 2 and 3 will build on the initial analysis undertaken in Assessment 1.
The industry analysis must be in report form, and should present appropriate criteria or business analysis tools as a framework in which to identify and analyse the challenges and opportunities confronting the segment. It should draw from a range of government and academic sources, as well as industry reports. It should cover:
Your analysis should focus on the environmental factors influencing operations within the sector. The report may also include charts or diagrams, which are not included in the word count.