PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

BUA5PSD

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

PPSD is a cornerstone subject of the MBA program dedicated to the development of personal and core professional management and leadership skills.  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 subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

02. Critically evaluate the characteristics of successful teams and the leadership skills required to build them

Activities:
seminar, workshop activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Communicate effectively and succinctly through oral presentation

Activities:
seminar, workshop activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

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

Activities:
seminar, workshop activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

05. Demonstrate the building of personal and professional skills specifically teamwork, providing constructive feedback and self-reflection

Activities:
teamwork activities, completion of self-assessment grids on leadership and teambuilding skills
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2015, Week 10-11, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 11
Six 1.0 days seminar other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.
"sessions will be daily March 7-10, 14 & 15includes 1 x 3 hour e-portfolio 6.00pm to 9.00pm. This will occur on Tuesday March 10"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 1500 words30 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2000 words30 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes2-3 students per group, 10 slides excluding references10 03, 05
Individual research essay plan and essay - 1500 words30 04

City Campus, 2015, Week 31-32, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 32
Six 1.0 days seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Sessions will be daily August 1-4, 8&9 and includes 1 x 3 hour e-portfolio 6.00pm to 9.00pm. This will be Tuesday August 4 2015"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 1500 words30 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2000 words30 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes2-3 students per group, 10 slides excluding references10 03, 05
Individual research essay plan and essay - 1500 words30 04

Vietnam, 2015, 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-ordinatorTimothy Marjoribanks

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% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 1500 words30 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2000 words30 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes2-3 students per group, 10 slides excluding references10 03, 05
Individual research essay plan and essay - 1500 words30 04

Vietnam, 2015, 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-ordinatorTimothy Marjoribanks

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% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 1500 words30 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2000 words30 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes2-3 students per group, 10 slides excluding references10 03, 05
Individual research essay plan and essay - 1500 words30 04

Vietnam, 2015, Week 41-45, 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-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 41 - 45
One 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Leadership Action Plan - written assignment 1500 words30 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2000 words30 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes2-3 students per group, 10 slides excluding references10 03, 05
Individual research essay plan and essay - 1500 words30 04