PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

BUA5PSD

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

PPSD is a cornerstone subject of the MBA program comprising three 5-credit point components, each of 12 hours face-to-face teaching time. All three components of this subject are dedicated to the development and assessment of personal and core professional management and leadership skills. Component one is the MBA Orientation and compulsory for all students, introducing the MBA philosophy and graduate capabilities (with a particular emphasis on writing, speaking, creative problem-solving and teamwork). The remaining two elements come from a limited choice of 5-credit point skills development subjects (currently including for instance: Academic Writing; Leadership and Teambuilding Skills; Negotiation; Strategic Problem-Solving Skills).

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAmalia Di Iorio

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 subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2014, Week 10-12, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size60

Enrolment information Our agreement with Hanoi University stipulates the number 60. Cohort recruitment is capped at 60.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAmalia Di Iorio

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 12
Six 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"includes 1 x 3 hour e-portfolio 6.00pm to 9.00pm. This will occur on Tuesday March 11"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word (per student) individual written assignment30
one group role playing exercise with assessed oral and individual written assignment(participation in class speaking exercise max. 15 mins public speaking per student, 20%. Written assignment (post-role pay reflective writing, 500 words), 10%.30
one group written assignment and individual self and peer evaluation exerciseassignment (1,000 words per student; 5 students max. per group)20%, evaluation exercise (1,000 words) 20%40

City Campus, 2014, Week 31-33, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size60

Enrolment information Our agreement with Hanoi University stipulates the number 60. Cohort recruitment is capped at 60.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAmalia Di Iorio

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 33
Six 1.0 days seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"includes 1 x 3 hour e-portfolio 6.00pm to 9.00pm. This will be Tuesday August 5 2014"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word (per student) individual written assignment30
one group role playing exercise with assessed oral and individual written assignment(participation in class speaking exercise max. 15 mins public speaking per student, 20%. Written assignment (post-role pay reflective writing, 500 words), 10%.30
one group written assignment and individual self and peer evaluation exerciseassignment (1,000 words per student; 5 students max. per group)20%, evaluation exercise (1,000 words) 20%40

Vietnam, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size60

Enrolment information Our agreement with Hanoi University stipulates the number 60. Cohort recruitment is capped at 60.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAmalia Di Iorio

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word (per student) individual written assignment30
one group role playing exercise with assessed oral and individual written assignment(participation in class speaking exercise max. 15 mins public speaking per student, 20%. Written assignment (post-role pay reflective writing, 500 words), 10%.30
one group written assignment and individual self and peer evaluation exerciseassignment (1,000 words per student; 5 students max. per group)20%, evaluation exercise (1,000 words) 20%40

Vietnam, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size60

Enrolment information Our agreement with Hanoi University stipulates the number 60. Cohort recruitment is capped at 60.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAmalia Di Iorio

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word (per student) individual written assignment30
one group role playing exercise with assessed oral and individual written assignment(participation in class speaking exercise max. 15 mins public speaking per student, 20%. Written assignment (post-role pay reflective writing, 500 words), 10%.30
one group written assignment and individual self and peer evaluation exerciseassignment (1,000 words per student; 5 students max. per group)20%, evaluation exercise (1,000 words) 20%40

Vietnam, 2014, Week 39-43, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size60

Enrolment information Our agreement with Hanoi University stipulates the number 60. Cohort recruitment is capped at 60.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAmalia Di Iorio

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 39 - 43
Two 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word (per student) individual written assignment30
one group role playing exercise with assessed oral and individual written assignment(participation in class speaking exercise max. 15 mins public speaking per student, 20%. Written assignment (post-role pay reflective writing, 500 words), 10%.30
one group written assignment and individual self and peer evaluation exerciseassignment (1,000 words per student; 5 students max. per group)20%, evaluation exercise (1,000 words) 20%40