Finding company information for your business proposal and dashboard
For your business proposal and dashboard you will need to find company information to support your discussion. This guide will help you do this.
Remember always read all the information on your course website related to your assessment.
Key databases for finding Australian company information are:
The below databases are useful to explore further as they contain selected Australian company information:
Tip: Explore multiple databases as each one may have different kinds of information about your company.
|Public or private?|
Once you have chosen a company to research, you need to determine if it is:
Doing this will help you know which database is best to search.
Company360 search example:
The following video on D&B Hoovers will get you started:
|Determining the industry|
You may find industry information useful depending on which priority you are focusing on for your assignment.
To find out what industry your company operates within:
Tip: Your company might operate within more than one industry.
|Exploring the industry|
Once you have determined which industry or industries your company operates within, search for these in PassportGMID.
Once you have all your information it is time to put everything together.
These resources from Study Help will assist you:
Referencing Roadmap (Harvard)
Help with the Harvard UniSA referencing style. Find in text-citations and reference examples, from different sources such as articles, books & chapters, websites, and more.
What do you do with all those references you have found?
Use a bibliographic management software to store, organise and cite your references. The Library supports the bibliographic management tool EndNote. There are also many free systems available.