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BES1100 Foundations of Business Knowledge
Credit Points: 15

This unit introduces students to the employability skills essential for university and career success, including communicating effectively, working effectively with others, social intelligences and task management. Issues examined relate to individual learning styles, cross-cultural and business communications, critical thinking and ethical behaviour. Students will be introduced to the concepts of self-reflection, meta-cognition, self-critique and peer assessment. The learning environment integrates theory with practical activities where students will further develop skills in self-advocacy, personal organisation and information management.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
C19Associate Degree of Event, Sport and Recreation Management
C24Associate Degree of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Y70Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Business
G95Bachelor of Business
G95Bachelor of Business - Bunbury
K34Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
K98Bachelor of Engineering Bachelor of Business
K21Bachelor of Event, Sport and Recreation Management
K93Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management
K92Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Y04Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Business
K11Bachelor of Planning
Y88Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Business
Y88Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Business - Bunbury
M63Bachelor of Sport Management
K91Bachelor of Tourism Management
K31Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning
MIAAESBusiness Edge Minor
C15Diploma of Planning
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012