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Professional Development in Business and Economics - FOBE870

This unit develops students’ capabilities to position themselves for future internships and other work placements in order to maximise the opportunities such placements present. . Students will research and analyse different industry sectors and career pathways, particularly in relation to interview and recruitment processes and navigating complex and dynamic workplaces. The unit focuses on developing communication and other interpersonal skills, so that students are equipped to strategically and successfully represent themselves in range of situations using different mediums. This also involves students reflecting on specialist skills and knowledge and generic graduate capabilities in a synthesised and integrative way to articulate their current professional identity and self-manage future professional development. Assessment tasks are designed to be key learning activities involving interviews with industry practitioners/managers, professional portfolios, reflections and presentations. The unit particularly contributes to the development of graduate capabilities in effective communication and professional and personal judgement and initiative.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

TBD - Not offered in the current year; next offering is to be determined

Staff Contact(s): Professor Leigh Wood, Ms Christine Chung

(8cp at 800 level or above in Commerce designated units) or admission to MCyberSec Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): AFIN881
Unit Designation(s):



Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Management

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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