2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 3, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 5 October 2020
Completion of 3 credit points of study
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2 hour seminar per week with an additional 4 x 1 hour class to run in weeks 1, 3, 5, and 9.
1 x 2 hour seminar per week (livestreamed with recordings provided) with an additional 4 x 1 hour recorded class to run in weeks 1, 3, 5, and 9.
The Personal Insight unit is a compulsory unit offered in Deakin’s Bachelor of Commerce program and is also available to students from other programs and faculties within the University. The University recognises the importance of students gaining professional identity skills to enable them to apply for and effectively participate in the business environment. The unit aims to broaden students’ self-awareness and understanding of their career preparation, develop tools and actions plans, and range of communication capabilities necessary to be successful in both their business and personal lives.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
GLO4: Critical thinking
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
Grading and weighting(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week
Assessment 1: (Individual) My opportunities - industry and capabilities analysis
Assessment 2: (Individual (based on group work)) My Profile - Action Plan, Professional Profile - video and reflection
Assessment 3: (Individual) My Application - application, mock interview and reflection
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: Students must successfully complete the online 'Introduction to Professional Identity' module before they can attain access to Assessment 2.
Texts and reading lists for units can be found on the University Library via the following link. 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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