PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

BUO5PSD

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 Available to students enrolled in LMMBAO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUA5PSD

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Activities:
Podcasts, readings and facilitated online 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:
Podcasts, readings and online teamwork 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:
Podcasts, readings and facilitated online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

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

Activities:
Podcasts, readings and facilitated online activities
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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Online, 2015, Teaching Session 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Fegan

Class requirements

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day 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 1,500 words30 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words30 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes2-3 students per group, 10 slides excluding references10 03, 05
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay30 04

Online, 2015, Teaching Session 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Fegan

Class requirements

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day 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 1,500 words30 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words30 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes2-3 students per group, 10 slides excluding references10 03, 05
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay30 04

Online, 2015, Teaching Session 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Fegan

Class requirements

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day 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 1,500 words30 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words30 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes2-3 students per group, 10 slides excluding references10 03, 05
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay30 04

Online, 2015, Teaching Session 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAmalia Di Iorio

Class requirements

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day 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 1,500 words30 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words30 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes2-3 students per group, 10 slides excluding references10 03, 05
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay30 04

Online, 2015, Teaching Session 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Fegan

Class requirements

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day 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 1,500 words30 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words30 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes2-3 students per group, 10 slides excluding references10 03, 05
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay30 04

Online, 2015, Teaching Session 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Fegan

Class requirements

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day 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 1,500 words30 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words30 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes2-3 students per group, 10 slides excluding references10 03, 05
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay30 04

Online, 2015, Teaching Session 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Fegan

Class requirements

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day 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 1,500 words30 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words30 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes2-3 students per group, 10 slides excluding references10 03, 05
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay30 04