BU1005 - Personal and Professional Skills in Business
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||School of Business (pre 2015)
The focus of this subject is twofold: first, to develop a foundation skill-base for
a successful university experience and secondly to provide students with a critical
appreciation and understanding of the complex set of skills required in the workplace.
There is a strong emphasis on academic communication and the types of assessments
students are likely to encounter within their degree. The subject requires students
to explore and develop intrapersonal, interpersonal and team skills and provides an
insight into why these skills are essential traits of successful business professionals.
Personal and Professional Skills in Business also includes exercises and activities
that take students on a journey of self-discovery by requiring them to reflect critically
on their own personal strengths and competencies in terms of self-awareness, emotional
intelligence, communication skills, personality type, stress management techniques,
learning style, decision making, negotiation and conflict resolution and group roles.
- Demonstrate core competencies in literacy, numeracy and ICT skills;
- Develop an understanding of the requirements and expectations associated with major
styles of assessment in the business area;
- Display an enhanced sense of self-awareness and understanding of individual strengths
- Develop and demonstrate competencies across a range of professional communication
- Demonstrate an appreciation of rational and creative problem solving and decision
making-methods in individual and team situations.
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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