PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

BUA5PSD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Personal and Professional Skills Development (PPSD) is a cornerstone subject of the MBA program dedicated to the development of personal and core professional management and leadership skills.  Through seminars, workshop activities and a variety of self-assessment activities, the subject provides an introduction to the fundamental dimensions of business leadership, including self-awareness, teamwork, and effective communication skills.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMMBA or HZMBHA or LMMBAH or LMMBAA or LZFABA to do this subject.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUO5PSD

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically evaluate the characteristics of successful teams, and the leadership skills required for building them

Activities:
Seminars, workshop activities, completion of self-assessment activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Research and produce academic and business writing in an appropriate style (report, argumentative essay etc)

Activities:
Seminars, readings and workshop activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

03. Demonstrate the building of personal and professional skills including self-reflection and effective communication skills

Activities:
Seminars, readings and workshop activities, self-assessment activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Week 31-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 32 - 33
Six 7.0 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Please refer to the MBA Student Information LMS Page for Dates and Times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 2000 words35 01, 02, 03
Written Assessment 2000 words35 01, 02
Workshop activities 1500 word equivalent30 01, 03

City Campus, 2018, Week 09-15, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 11 - 12
Six 7.0 hours seminar other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 11 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Please refer to the MBA Student Information LMS Page for Dates and Times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 2000 words35 01, 02, 03
Written Assessment 2000 words35 01, 02
Workshop activities 1500 word equivalent30 01, 03

Vietnam, 2018, Week 41-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 41 - 44
One 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"delivered in block mode in VI"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 2000 words35 01, 02, 03
Written Assessment 2000 words35 01, 02
Workshop activities 1500 word equivalent30 01, 03