BUS113 Work Integrated Learning 1 (8)

This subject is the first of a series of three subjects which focus on employability skills, personal skills and career planning. The subject has a particular emphasis on enhancing professional knowledge of working in a business environment, expanding on employability skills and building on work-integrated learning principles.

Availability

Session 2 (60)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Session 3 (90)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: BUS113. 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

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Management and Marketing

Enrolment Restrictions

Available only to Study Centre students and other students unable to take BUS110, with the approval of the Course Director.

Subject Relationships

BUS110 Paired Subject

Incompatible Subjects

BUS110

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify personal examples of key employability skills, evaluate where personal skills require development and create a plan of action to show how skills will be developed;
  • be able to discuss the relationship between learning and career and life development, and apply this personally;
  • be able to identify professional, career and life choices, go on to develop a strategy to achieve these, begin to apply them and appraise their efficacy; and
  • be able to reflect on personal career and life choices.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Life-long learning supportive of career goals
  • Communication including types of business communication and negotiation
  • Teamwork and relationships in work and life
  • Problem solving and assertiveness
  • Self-management and learning
  • Planning and organising
  • The role of reflective practice
  • Locating and using information effectively to aid personal career development and networking
  • Understanding the relationship between self, work, society and the economy
  • Making career enhancing decisions and the role of mentors

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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