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BES2500 Business Professionalism and Career Management
Credit Points: 15
BES1100 Foundations of Business Knowledge
BES1500 Business Communication and Analysis

This unit will assist students to develop the key employability skills that will help them to prepare for future employment. Skills core to the unit include: working effectively with others; developing professionalism; self-awareness and self-management. On an individual level, there is a focus on self-awareness and self-management in career planning and development. Students will gain hands-on experience with the nuances of implementing effective job search strategies; resume writing and adapting resumes to different job specifications through addressing selection criteria and, customising cover letters. Further, students will engage with a variety of interview techniques and learn how to prepare for different types of interview situations. At an organisational level, the focus of the unit is on working effectively with others and developing professionalism through time, task and goal management to elicit efficiency, drive and multi-tasking capability. Students will develop a more advanced understanding of the process of implementing employability skills in global business contexts by undertaking projects that develop team-working skills and a cross-cultural outlook.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
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
Y04Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Business
Y94Bachelor of Planning
Y88Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Business
Y88Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Business - Bunbury
M63Bachelor of Sport Management
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014