PSP: Workplace Transition

Subject 615-303 (2008)

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Credit Points: 0.000
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 6 lectures held throughout the semester
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.


Karen Mecoles
Subject Overview:

This is the third of the Professional Skills Program (PSP) for Information Systems subjects. It has been designed to expand each student's range of social and commercial skills in readiness for roles in business environments and includes highlighting the student's value to an organisation. The subject covers various forms of communication and presentation to highlight the individual's skills and personality. Presenters from industry will be a make a major contribution to the subject.

The program includes lectures focusing on:

  • creating your portfolio,

  • great resumes,

  • employers' expectations,

  • cover letters,

  • selection criteria, and

  • interviews.

Assessment: None.
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject is only available to students enrolled in an Information Systems single degree, combined degree or Diploma course.

Students will have completed both 615-103 and 615-203 before enrolling in this subject.

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