CRITICAL SKILLS FOR SUCCESS

BUA5PSD

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

As a foundation subject, Critical Skills for Success begins by examining the knowledge and skills critical to succeed in your career, business and society.  You will learn to develop the skills to successfully undertake your MBA program.  Through industry guest presenters and workshop activities you will explore contemporary capabilities identified by industry leaders.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorWarwick Frost

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 subjects BUO5PSD

Equivalent subjects BUO5PSD

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Discuss changes in the industry environment and interpersonal skills essential to adapt to the changing world of work.

Activities:
Seminars, workshop activities, completion of self-assessment activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Explore and assess personal and professional knowledge, skills and capabilities required to lead contemporary organisations.

Activities:
Seminars, workshop activities, completion of 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. Research and produce academic and business writing in an appropriate style.

Activities:
Seminars, readings and 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,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2019, Semester 1, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorWarwick Frost

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Career Development Portfolio (equivalent to 2000 words)Students work with an industry career consultant to develop their career plan.35 03
Written Individual Assessment (2000 words)Determining personal and professional capabilities35 01, 02
Written Individual Assessment (1500 words)Academic writing related to the discipline30 01, 02, 03

City Campus, 2019, Week 32-38, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorWilliam Keeton

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 32 - 34
Four 8.0 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Please refer to the MBA Student Information LMS Page for Dates and Times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Career Development Portfolio (equivalent to 2000 words)Students work with an industry career consultant to develop their career plan.35 03
Written Individual Assessment (2000 words)Determining personal and professional capabilities35 01, 02
Written Individual Assessment (1500 words)Academic writing related to the discipline30 01, 02, 03