OFFICE PROFESSIONAL

BUS1OPX

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will provide you with the opportunity to develop the essential written and verbal communication, and interpersonal, skills required by all business professionals. You will consolidate your skills in the basic functions of office software including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint before moving on to the application of manual and automatic advanced features. You will also learn how to efficiently and professionally plan and produce a range of documents both for success as a university student as well as a working professional. With a particular focus on professional practices, this subject is designed to develop your research, critical thinking, planning, communication and interpersonal skills, and will engage you in thinking about professional practices in business and academic work.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesResearch, Structure and plan formal and informal communication mediums, teamwork workplace simulation exercise, composition of reports and produce professional business documentation.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses: LBAB, LBABM, LBABK, LDAB, LAAB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Office Professional Learner Resource

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDidasko Digital

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko Group

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/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. Research business document formats used by business professionals
02. Identify and analyse to provide solutions to business tasks
03. Research, plan and structure an extended discourse, in printed and digital genres relevant to business
04. Communicate effectively to a culturally-diverse audience through various professional oral and written communication methods
05. Engage with digital technologies and software, including the learning portal to source information, plan, organise and manage professional documentation and undertake advanced software functions

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Project (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO5

Short answer tests (equivalent to 500 words) One short answer and two multiple-choice tests conducted online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Project (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO5

Short answer tests (equivalent to 500 words) One short answer and two multiple-choice tests conducted online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Project (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO5

Short answer tests (equivalent to 500 words) One short answer and two multiple-choice tests conducted online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 50 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 50 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Project (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO5

Short answer tests (equivalent to 500 words) One short answer and two multiple-choice tests conducted online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 6 - 17
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Project (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO5

Short answer tests (equivalent to 500 words) One short answer and two multiple-choice tests conducted online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 21
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Project (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO5

Short answer tests (equivalent to 500 words) One short answer and two multiple-choice tests conducted online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 15 - 26
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Project (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO5

Short answer tests (equivalent to 500 words) One short answer and two multiple-choice tests conducted online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Project (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO5

Short answer tests (equivalent to 500 words) One short answer and two multiple-choice tests conducted online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 23 - 34
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Project (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO5

Short answer tests (equivalent to 500 words) One short answer and two multiple-choice tests conducted online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 28 - 39
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Project (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO5

Short answer tests (equivalent to 500 words) One short answer and two multiple-choice tests conducted online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Project (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO5

Short answer tests (equivalent to 500 words) One short answer and two multiple-choice tests conducted online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 48
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Project (equivalent to 1,500 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Presentation (equivalent to 1,000 words) To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO5

Short answer tests (equivalent to 500 words) One short answer and two multiple-choice tests conducted online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5