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BUSN71-701: Professional Portfolio


Professional Portfolio is a 20 week, 45 credit point subject available to Masters (Professional) students in the Bond Business School. This subject blends both practical and theoretical components to complement your program of study by enhancing your employability and professional skills. A key element of this subject is a structured and supervised 210-hour vocational experience that is tailored to address placement objectives mutually agreed upon between each student, industry partner and the instructor.  Combined with individualised mentoring sessions with the instructor, this subject is designed to enable students to develop their professional skills in a real-world environment.

Subject details

FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2021 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Current: $5,290
  • Commencing in May 2021: $5,570

Learning outcomes

1. Investigate, plan and complete a professional experience placement within a work environment relevant to your career interests.
2. Articulate ideas, decisions, recommendations and other information relevant to personal career planning procedures and pathways in oral presentations.
3. Develop professional and personal techniques to assist with gaining entry to the workplace (through seminars and workshops), and also to function successfully within the workplace once employed.
4. Produce a written report that demonstrates a sense of self-awareness by identifying personal strengths and weaknesses through self/group evaluations.

Enrolment requirements

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Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

Students must have successfully completed all 12 subjects and be in the final semester of a Master (Professional) program. This subject cannot be taken in conjunction with any other subject.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?03/02/2020
Cancellation 2?09/02/2020
Last enrolment01/02/2020
Withdraw – Financial?24/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?22/03/2020
Teaching census?23/02/2020
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens17/03/2020
Semester start25/05/2020
Subject start25/05/2020
Cancellation 1?14/06/2020
Cancellation 2?20/06/2020
Last enrolment12/06/2020
Withdraw – Financial?04/07/2020
Withdraw – Academic?30/07/2020
Teaching census?03/07/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020