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BES1100 Foundations of Business Knowledge
Credit Points: 15

This unit introduces students to the concept of business and to various interpersonal, groupwork and organisational skills essential for university and employment success. Integrating theory with applied activities, students will develop skills in self-advocacy, personal management and information management. Issues will be examined that relate to individual learning styles, groupwork, cross-cultural communications, business communications, critical thinking, ethical behaviour and business mathematics. Students will be expected to acquire competency in a range of personal productivity software to enable them to carry out practical tasks and activities. During the course of the unit students will be introduced to the concept of self-reflection, self-criticism and peer assessment.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
G16Bachelor of Arts (Education)/Bachelor of Business
G95Bachelor of Business
G95Bachelor of Business - Bunbury
M81Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
M78Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business
K08Bachelor of Planning
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/09/2006 VET: 30/09/2006