BUS111 Professional Practice (8)

This subject introduces students to the world of the business professional. Students will learn the basic tools used in professional business practice and develop industry connections through an immersive learning approach.  The subject will focus on building practical skills that are used in business and connect students to their real world application through the inclusion of business professionals in the delivery of the subject.  The curriculum of the subject will be closely aligned to industry developments and best practice.


Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: BUS111. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Accounting and Finance

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to understand and evaluate the needs and drivers of regional businesses;
  • be able to demonstrate proficiency in current business tools such as Google docs, Dropbox etc;
  • be able to demonstrate proficiency in spreadsheet and other data presentation software;
  • be able to analyse basic data and communicate the findings in both written and verbal presentations to a management audience; and
  • be able to understand the use and relevance of social media for business marketing and stakeholder engagement.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • The business environment in regional Australia.
  • Introduction to general office essentials.
  • Using spreadsheets and other data presentation software.
  • Basic data analysis.
  • Presentation skills in a professional environment.
  • Introduction to social media and small business.


For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.