BUSM 2030 Managing and Developing Careers

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200376

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Description Managing and Developing Careers focuses on employability and career progression. The unit is one of four units in the Management professional core in the Bachelor of Business but is open to all students with an interest in reflecting on career progression in leadership and management-related careers. The unit will utilise portfolio development, case studies, occupational and industry research to assist participants identify and reflect on strategies to facilitate achievement and employability. Successful completion of the unit will result in students creating an ongoing portfolio directed to future employability.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject

Equivalent Subjects BUSM 2041 - Working in Professions BUSM 2040 - The Service Enterprise

Restrictions Successful completion of 60 credit points .

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Identify the skills and attributes that enhance employability and career progression;
  2. Develop strategies and techniques for identifying and managing employability networks;
  3. Develop self-awareness and provide evidence of the skills and knowledge required for employability and career transition;
  4. Identify areas for further career development and put in place their own personal development plan;
  5. Research and reflect on opportunities for individual employability through the creation of a portfolio of achievement.

Subject Content

- Employability Models
- Employability self-awareness and reflection
- organisation design Models
- Roles in Organisations and how they interrelate
- career development and transition
- Employability networks
- career flexibility

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Reflection Journal 1,000 words 30 N Individual
Video presentation (uploaded to vUWS) 5 minutes 20 N Individual
Employability Portfolio 1,500 words plus appendices and artefacts 50 N Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • There is no prescribed text. There are set weekly readings.

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Online

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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2022 Trimester 1

Sydney City

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2022 Trimester 2

Wsu Online

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Sydney City

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2022 Semester 2

Bankstown

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Campbelltown

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Online

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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