PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

BUO5PSD

2016

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. Through collaborative online activities, podcasts, 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

02. 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 (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
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)

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)

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)

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Online, 2016, Teaching Session 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

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 words25 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words25 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes10 03
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay25 04
Discussion forum activities15 05

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

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 words25 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words25 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes10 03
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay25 04
Discussion forum activities15 05

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

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 words25 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words25 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes10 03
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay25 04
Discussion forum activities15 05

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

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 words25 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words25 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes10 03
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay25 04
Discussion forum activities15 05

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

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 words25 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words25 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes10 03
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay25 04
Discussion forum activities15 05

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

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 words25 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words25 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes10 03
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay25 04
Discussion forum activities15 05

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

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 words25 02, 05
Individual Leadership Report - 2,000 words25 02, 04
Group Oral Presentation - 7 minutes10 03
Individual Research Essay Plan and Essay25 04
Discussion forum activities15 05