PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

BUO5PSD

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 collaborative online activities, podcasts, readings and a variety of self-assessment tasks, 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 LMMBAO, LMMBA or LMMBAA to do this subject

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects BUA5PSD

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:
Podcasts, readings and facilitated online activities, 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:
Podcasts, readings and facilitated online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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

Activities:
Podcasts, readings and facilitated online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 02 - 08
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 02 to week 08 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 2,000 words35 01, 02, 03
Written Assignment - 2,000 words35 01, 02
Online forum activities - 1500 word equivalent30 01, 03

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 16
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 2,000 words35 01, 02, 03
Written Assignment - 2,000 words35 01, 02
Online forum activities - 1500 word equivalent30 01, 03

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 18 - 24
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 24 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 2,000 words35 01, 02, 03
Written Assignment - 2,000 words35 01, 02
Online forum activities - 1500 word equivalent30 01, 03

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 28 - 34
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 2,000 words35 01, 02, 03
Written Assignment - 2,000 words35 01, 02
Online forum activities - 1500 word equivalent30 01, 03

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 36 - 42
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 42 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 2,000 words35 01, 02, 03
Written Assignment - 2,000 words35 01, 02
Online forum activities - 1500 word equivalent30 01, 03

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 44 - 50
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 44 to week 50 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 2,000 words35 01, 02, 03
Written Assignment - 2,000 words35 01, 02
Online forum activities - 1500 word equivalent30 01, 03