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BUSN71-705: Professional Development

Description

Professional Development is a 20 week, 45 credit point subject available to Masters (Professional) students in the Bond Business School. The subject blends both practical and theoretical components to complement the program of study by enhancing employability and professional skills. This includes providing a variety of tools to develop a flexible career strategy and ultimately communicate the students’ professional brand to potential employers. Students will also complete an individual research project exploring an industry and/or organisation that is the target of their professional aspirations.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: BUSN71-705
EFTSL: 0.563
Faculty: Bond Business School
Semesters offered:
  • January 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit: 45
Study areas:
  • Business, Commerce, and Entrepreneurship
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,110.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,170.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,300.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,570.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,570.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,710.00

Learning objectives

1. Investigate, plan and complete a professional experience placement within a work environment relevant to student career interests. 2. Develop an oral presentation to articulate ideas, decisions, recommendations and other information relevant to personal career planning procedures and pathways. 3. Apply 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. Critically evaluate personal progress and performance within a self-reflection report.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • 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 dates

  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
    Semester start: 17/01/2022
    Subject start: 17/01/2022
    Cancellation 1: 06/02/2022
    Cancellation 2: 12/02/2022
    Last enrolment: 04/02/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 26/02/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 24/03/2022
    Teaching census: 25/02/2022
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 20/03/2022
    Semester start: 16/05/2022
    Subject start: 16/05/2022
    Cancellation 1: 06/06/2022
    Cancellation 2: 12/06/2022
    Last enrolment: 04/06/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 27/06/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 24/07/2022
    Teaching census: 26/06/2022
  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
    Semester start: 12/09/2022
    Subject start: 12/09/2022
    Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
    Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
    Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
    Teaching census: 07/10/2022
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 05/02/2023
    Cancellation 2: 11/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 03/02/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 25/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 23/03/2023
    Teaching census: 24/02/2023
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
Semester start: 17/01/2022
Subject start: 17/01/2022
Cancellation 1: 06/02/2022
Cancellation 2: 12/02/2022
Last enrolment: 04/02/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 26/02/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 24/03/2022
Teaching census: 25/02/2022