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BU1109 - Career Development for Business Professionals

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

The aim of this subject is to introduce and encourage students to focus on understanding themselves, their career aspirations and to foster proactive agency in developing the technical and transferable skills required in their desired profession. It will encourage students to identify and create a plan for developing the required skills throughout the course of their degree, both through completion of subject content and engagement outside of classes in real world contexts.

Learning Outcomes

  • formulate a professional identity and clarify career aspirations;
  • identify relevant transferable skills and develop a skills plan;
  • evaluate the role of values and demonstrate resilience in achieving long term career aspirations.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Action plan - (25%) - Individual
  • Oral > Elevator pitch - (25%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (50%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Mandatory attendance requirements apply in this subject. A student who fails to attend at least 8 out of 10 Workshops must meet with the Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching and provide evidence as to why they should be permitted to submit the final assessment task.


Availabilities

Cairns, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 06-Oct-2022
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer, Assoc. Professor Laurie Murphy
Lecturers: Mr Christian Ware, Dr Alf Kuilboer.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours workshops
  • 10 hours synthesising sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 06-Oct-2022
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturers: Dr Alf Kuilboer, Assoc. Professor Laurie Murphy.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours workshops
  • 10 hours synthesising sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 3, External
Census Date 06-Oct-2022
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer, Assoc. Professor Laurie Murphy
Lecturers: Dr Alf Kuilboer, Assoc. Professor Laurie Murphy.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours - Pre-recorded lectures, online classes and lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.