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.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2021.

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.

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of BUS111 in Session 1 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Cds module 1: business essentials
Regional expansion report
Excel proficiency and memo analysis
Business marketing presentation

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.