Develops professional skills necessary for gaining employment in a student's chosen field. Includes goal setting, job search skills, résumé writing, interview skills, insights into organisational behaviour and practical approaches to dealing with common workplace issues. A key component of this unit is the development of a personalised Professional Development Plan.
Professional development and preparation for the workforce
Topic 1: Experiential learning for internship and/or graduate positions
Topic 2: Understanding the application process
Topic 3: Interview and selection techniques
Topic 4: Managing your career - the science of success
Topic 5: Exploring the roles of personality and values in career development
Topic 6: Goal setting and work-life balance
Organisational behaviour and workplace issues
Topic 7: The role of emotions in the workplace
Topic 8: Problem solving and decision making
Topic 9: Contemporary issues in leadership
Topic 10: 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 an understanding of key theoretical and practical issues relating to career planning and development||Lifelong learning|
|2||critically reflect on their current life-career situation and prepare a professional development plan for the future||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
|3||analyse the nature, scope, breadth and variety of employment opportunities and career paths in relevant industry sectors||Lifelong learning|
|4||demonstrate the ability to effectively meet the professional requirements of the employment selection process||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
|5||demonstrate self-awareness in regards to a range of key skills and competencies appropriate to the workplace context||Lifelong learning|
|6||evaluate practical approaches to dealing with common workplace issues in a professional manner.||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
- Please note that there are many similar books authored by Stephen Robbins – please check the details carefully when purchasing. The prescribed text for this unit will also be used for the Intern Study units MKT01221–4 : Robbins, SP, Judge, TA, Millett, B & Jones, M, 2010, OB The Essentials, Pearson Australia, Frenchs Forest. ISBN: 9781442500464.
- Please note that there are many similar books authored by Stephen Robbins – please check the details carefully when purchasing. The prescribed text for this unit will also be used for the internship units (Internship A and Internship B). : Robbins, SP, Judge, TA, Millett, B & Jones, M, 2010, OB The Essentials, Pearson Australia, Frenchs Forest. ISBN: 9781442500464.
Teaching and assessment
Singapore - MDIS
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.