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Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,5
Term1,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
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Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
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Unit description

Introduces students to the principles and practices of personal branding, career management, and building a professional presence in the hospitality industry.  Students focus on using knowledge of the industry, professional communication skills and career development practices to maximise internship opportunities.

Unit content

  1. Introduction to Career Management
  2. Careers in Hospitality.
  3. Career Planning Personal Branding
  4. Employment Search
  5. The Application
  6. The Interview

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate knowledge of the hospitality industry, its operational structures, the key positions within, and the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed in those positions
2identify and analyse the characteristics of the industry that shape workplace culture and professional behaviour
3demonstrate the capability to complete the employment process including the preparation of a resume, cover letter, and subsequent written and verbal communications
4demonstrate the knowledge and skills to reflect upon the challenges of building and maintaining a professional presence in the hospitality industry.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the hospitality industry, its operational structures, the key positions within, and the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed in those positions
  2. identify and analyse the characteristics of the industry that shape workplace culture and professional behaviour
  3. demonstrate the capability to complete the employment process including the preparation of a resume, cover letter, and subsequent written and verbal communications
  4. demonstrate the knowledge and skills to reflect upon the challenges of building and maintaining a professional presence in the hospitality industry.

Prescribed Learning Resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Presentation30%
Presentation30%
Mock Interview 40%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Presentation30%
Presentation30%
Mock Interview 40%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Presentation30%
Presentation30%
Mock Interview 40%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Presentation30%
Presentation30%
Mock Interview 40%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

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