CRITICAL SKILLS FOR SUCCESS

BUA5PSD

2021

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-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesSeminars, readings, workshop activities, completion of self-assessment activities.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMMBA or HZMBHA or LMMBAH or LMMBAA or LZFABA or LMPAB or LMAFMB or LMPMB or HZMBHO or LMMBAO or LCBUA or LCBUAO or LGBUA or LGBUAO to do this subject

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUO5PSD

Equivalent subjectsBUO5PSD

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Discuss changes in the industry environment and interpersonal skills essential to adapt to the changing world of work.
02. Explore and assess personal and professional knowledge, skills and capabilities required to lead contemporary organisations.
03. Research and produce academic and business writing in an appropriate style.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 7 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflection and Presentation (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo35 SILO3

Written Individual Assessment (2000 words) Determining personal and professional capabilities

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Written Individual Assessment (1500 words) Academic writing related to the discipline

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

City Campus, 2021, LTU Term 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size60

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 16
Four 8.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays at night from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 16
Four 8.00 h seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
Seminar Four 8.00 h seminar per study period on any day including weekend during term 2 and delivered via face-to-face. Please refer to the MBA Student Information LMS Page for Dates and Times.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflection and Presentation (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo35 SILO3

Written Individual Assessment (2000 words) Determining personal and professional capabilities

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Written Individual Assessment (1500 words) Academic writing related to the discipline

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 23 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflection and Presentation (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo35 SILO3

Written Individual Assessment (2000 words) Determining personal and professional capabilities

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Written Individual Assessment (1500 words) Academic writing related to the discipline

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Bendigo, 2021, LTU Term 4, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size60

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 30 - 35
Four 8.00 h seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.
Please refer to the MBA Student Information LMS Page for Dates and Times.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflection and Presentation (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo35 SILO3

Written Individual Assessment (2000 words) Determining personal and professional capabilities

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Written Individual Assessment (1500 words) Academic writing related to the discipline

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 42
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflection and Presentation (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo35 SILO3

Written Individual Assessment (2000 words) Determining personal and professional capabilities

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Written Individual Assessment (1500 words) Academic writing related to the discipline

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3