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MMM111 - Intrapersonal Skills


2020 unit information

Important Update:

Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.

Last updated: 2 June 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:Nil
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 1: Andrea Howell
Trimester 2: Yuen Lam Bavik


Incompatible with: Nil
Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 9 scheduled online seminars


Non-compulsory support seminars are available during the first few weeks of the trimester.


This unit provides students with the necessary tools to develop and improve their intrapersonal skills.  Students will also undertake a reflective practice of reviewing their own intrapersonal skills with a view to developing a self-diagnosed strategy where improvement is desired. Intrapersonal skills provide the foundation for effective communication and active collaboration as they focus on understanding the capabilities of you as the individual, as well as how and what sort of strategies should be employed for improvement.


These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unit, successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate the importance of personal, interpersonal and intrapersonal and organisational communication.

GL01: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities


Understand the necessary skills used in managing personal goals and critical thinking.

GL06: Self-management


Develop the necessary written and oral skills used in personal and professional communication.

GL02: Communication


Understand the role and importance of intrapersonal skill and interrelatedness between personal adaptability and career goal setting.

GL01: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities


These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year


Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week 

Assessment 1: (individual) - Five individual assignments -

3 written assignments

2 oral assignments (audio/video recording)



1000 words each

5-10 mins per assignment


90% (5 x 18%)

Weeks, 2,4,6,8,9
Assessment 2 (individual) - A written self-reflective piece on the whole learning journey of MMM111 1000 words 10% Week 11

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: Students must complete the online ‘Introduction to Professional Identity’ module before they can attain access to the Assessment 2.

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MMM111 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.

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