My Business Future

Unit code: BSK1000 | Study level: Undergraduate
12
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
City Campus
Footscray Park
VU Brisbane
VU Sydney
N/A
Overview
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Overview

Discover the exciting world of study and career options open to you through a business degree, in the unit ‘My Business Future’.

In this unit, you will develop academic-focused skills and foundational business knowledge. You will explore career and study options, and develop a course plan that will help you prepare for future job successes.

In challenges and activities that model real-world issues in a professional business framework, you will experience what career success might look like for you.

You will explore and develop:

  • decision-making skills
  • team dynamics
  • conflict management and resolution
  • critical thinking
  • information analysis skills
  • professional business presentation and communication tactics.

By the end of this unit, you will have a clearer picture of yourself as an emerging business professional.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Articulate the ethical, social, cultural, political, economic and legal dimensions of effective business practice;
  2. Develop and demonstrate foundational business skills including problem-solving, critical thinking, teamwork, information and academic literacy, oral, written and digital communication;
  3. Create a personal course and career plan by applying critical thinking to investigate business interests, employability skills sets and career motivation; and,
  4. Collaborate and propose creative solutions for business case projects using problem-solving strategies.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Exercise
|
Grade: 20%
Business Dilemma Solution
Assessment type: Journal
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Grade: 30%
Reflection - Self-assessment and action plan in response to Business Expo
Assessment type: Journal
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Grade: 20%
Reflection - course and career plan
Assessment type: Presentation
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Grade: 30%
Case study investigation (Group)

Other locations

For students studying at Central University of Finance and Economics, Henan University, Liaoning University, National School of Business Management, Colombo, Sunway College Johor Bahru
Assessment type: Essay
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Grade: 20%
Business Dilemma Solution
Assessment type: Journal
|
Grade: 30%
Reflective journal
Assessment type: Journal
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Grade: 20%
Reflection - course and career plan
Assessment type: Presentation
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Grade: 30%
Case study investigation (Group)

Required reading

Selected readings will be made available via VU Collaborate.

As part of a course

This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):

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