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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 2022 [Non-Standard Offering - Danny O’Brien]
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering - Group B]
  • January 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,170
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,300

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 opens14/11/2021
Semester start17/01/2022
Subject start17/01/2022
Cancellation 1?31/01/2022
Cancellation 2?04/02/2022
Last enrolment29/01/2022
Withdraw – Financial?14/02/2022
Withdraw – Academic?03/03/2022
Teaching census?13/02/2022
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens20/03/2022
Semester start16/05/2022
Subject start16/05/2022
Cancellation 1?06/06/2022
Cancellation 2?12/06/2022
Last enrolment04/06/2022
Withdraw – Financial?27/06/2022
Withdraw – Academic?24/07/2022
Teaching census?26/06/2022
Non-Standard Offering - Danny O’BrienNon-Standard Offering - Group B
Enrolment opens17/07/202219/07/2022
Semester start12/09/202212/09/2022
Subject start12/09/202212/09/2022
Cancellation 1?26/09/202226/09/2022
Cancellation 2?03/10/202203/10/2022
Last enrolment25/09/202225/09/2022
Withdraw – Financial?08/10/202208/10/2022
Withdraw – Academic?29/10/202229/10/2022
Teaching census?07/10/202207/10/2022