PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN BUSINESS

BUS3PPB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is a core elective subject of the Bachelor of Commerce program.  As part of the Bachelor of Commerce, students must complete either: a work integrated learning subject such as BUS3ELP, ACC3AWP; an international study tour subject such as ACC3IAS, BUS3BST, or BUS3IST; or in the absence of completing either, they must complete this subject BUS3PPB.  In this subject you will be provided the opportunity to engage with professional business, public service, and community leaders, both past and present, as they present a series of case studies drawn from their professional experience, which raise issues related to the professional practice of business today.  The issues which these case studies will be focused on include personnel issues, ethical issues, crisis management issues, risk management issues and many others which demonstrate the multidisciplinary set of intellectual, personal and practical problem solving skills you will need to develop to succeed as a business professional.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUS3ELP

Equivalent subjects BUS3ELP

Special conditions This subject is open for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce only.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Recognise and recommend future-focused, socially and environmentally responsible, business principles to solve business or community problems and generate sustainable economic value

Activities:
Seminars and Assessments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

02. Engage professionally and effectively with individuals in a manner which is respectful of the needs, values, personalities and capabilities of others

Activities:
Seminars and Assessments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

03. Communicate professionally and effectively with a range of audiences, for a variety of purposes, using appropriate communication tools

Activities:
Seminars and Assessments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Three 6.0 hours seminar every four weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Classes in Weeks 4, 8 & 12."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One individual essay (1,500 words)40 01, 02, 03
One Individual essay (2,000 words)60 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Three 7.0 hours seminar every four weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Classes in Weeks 4, 8 & 12."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One individual essay (1,500 words)40 01, 02, 03
One Individual essay (2,000 words)60 01, 02, 03