Prepares students for work in tourism and hotels. Part one covers practical job search skills, résumé writing and interview skills. In part two students evaluate the role of personality, values, ethics and other key aspects of organisational behaviour in the contemporary workplace.
Topic 1: Managing your career - the science of success
Topic 2: Understanding the employment application process
Topic 3: The roles of personality and values in the job search process
Topic 4: The Myers Briggs Type Indicator as a career development tool
Topic 5: Goal setting and work-life balance
Topic 6: The role of emotions in the workplace
Topic 7: Decision making and problem solving
Topic 8: Contemporary issues in leadership
Topic 9: Power, politics and influence
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate the ability to effectively meet the professional requirements of the employment selection process||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||synthesise key theoretical principles, professional skills and individual attributes relating to career planning and development||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|3||analyse the nature, scope, breadth and variety of employment opportunities and career paths in relevant industry sectors.||Lifelong learning|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Sydney - The Hotel School
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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