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BUS220 Workplace Learning 2 (8)

Abstract

The subject is designed to develop students’ employability skills and their understanding of professional practice. The subject is also aimed at developing students’ self reflection and self monitoring skills to help build their efficacy and confidence in the work place. As part of this subject, students will gain practical experience and apply their academic learning in a professional setting through involvement in a work placement, by undertaking a project or higher duties in their existing workplace or, in agreed circumstances, through structured learning activities.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
On CampusAlbury-Wodonga Campus
On CampusBathurst Campus
On CampusCSU Study Centre Melbourne
On CampusCSU Study Centre Sydney
Session 3
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: BUS220
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One session HD/FLSchool of Management and Marketing

Assumed Knowledge

Assumed knowledge for this subject is similar to that covered in BUS110

Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have completed ACC275 or BUS210
Incompatible subject(s)Related subject(s)
ACC275 BUS210 BUS210 significant overlap in content
ACC275 significant overlap in content

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to define, evaluate, and reflect on employability skills and graduate attributes to plan appropriate professional development activities
  • be able to explore, develop and evaluate a personal career plan
  • be able to develop practical competence through personal professional experience by participating in work placement
  • be able to learn and assess through reflection
  • be able to prepare an effective job application
  • be able to explore and enhance personal brand development through academic application and self-development

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Journal keeping and reflective practice
  • Employability skills
  • Graduate skills
  • Personal branding
  • Career planning
  • Job application

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Compulsory Workplace Learning component of 10 days duration. Students are given the opportunity to develop their employability skills through 70 hours of activity completed as: a work placement with a new host organisation;  a new project or higher duties undertaken with a current employer; or structured learning activities.

Specialised Resources

Travel may be required to attend a work placement with a host organisation.

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 24 November 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.