This unit of study introduces students to the knowledge and skills required to successfully lead and influence people in an increasingly global and diverse workplace. Unit content is drawn from relevant theories and evidence with students applying the underpinning principles from these theories to develop effective interpersonal skills, self-reflective practices, self-development goals and plans, leadership and employability skills. The knowledge and skills developed in this unit are important to building a career regardless of disciplinary specialisation. Example topics include: the importance of understanding and reflecting on one's own values and career goals/interests, communication, teamwork, ethical and social responsibility, inclusive leadership, cultural awareness and competency, as well as professional skills.
2 hr tutorial each week, weekly online lectures (video podcasts), guided learning material and quizzes.
career plan report (30%), team report (15%), team presentation (10%), workshop attendance and participation (10%), final exam (35%)
This unit must be completed during the second year of study (full-time students) for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Advanced Studies, and the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws.
Completion of at least 48 credit points (including BUSS1000 or BUSS1001)