2022 unit information
Trimester 1: Placement
Trimester 2: Placement
Trimester 3: Placement
Enrolment by application only. Refer to note below.
Completion of 4 credit points prior to enrolling in this unit.
Contact hours will vary based on experience.
All offerings will comprise of WIL experience related contact (approximately 80-160 hours) plus approximately 20-40 hours for individual reflection and assessment. Some experiences may require additional compulsory orientation events.
Students must attend and participate in experience-based activities on the scheduled days, as detailed in their agreement/experience outline.
All students will be required to have completed specific WIL pre-placement modules (approximately 2 hours) prior to commencing their first WIL experience.
Contact hours will vary based on WIL experience
Contact hours will vary based on WIL Experience.
Business & Law Work Integrated Learning (WIL) units are by application only and quotas may apply.
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Please contact the Faculty WIL team at firstname.lastname@example.org for any enquiries. Please use your Deakin email and state your student ID in all correspondence.
This unit aims to provide students with an authentic experience of working as a consultant and develop their skills in liaising with external stakeholders in order to identify, understand and attempt to resolve real-world business problems, and develop an understanding of the processes and skills required to be a consultant in a business environment. By undertaking this unit, students will practise ethical behaviour and develop their problem solving, self-management and interpersonal skills.
Students will critically reflect upon their experience, relevant graduate attributes and employability competencies through a progressive assessment process.
Interpret a client’s needs, develop strategies for addressing those needs and evaluate and justify solutions and contingencies.
GLO5: Problem solving
Plan, monitor, evaluate and reflect on professional learning and skill development.
Communicate in professional settings with a diverse range of others for professional and academic purposes.
Evaluate and evidence skills in working with others in professional settings, e.g. negotiation, interpersonal skills, working with a diversity of others, resolving conflicts.
Assessment 1 – (Portfolio) Learning Portfolio designed around the WIL experience
A learning portfolio is comprised of a range of different assessment tasks. In this unit the portfolio consists of 4 assessment tasks, a team report and presentation to the client, an individual supervisor’s evaluation and an individual post placement skills and employability development report. Specific task details are available on the unit CloudDeakin site.
The group-based tasks do not constitute more than 50% of the overall assessment for the unit.
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.
Students must successfully complete the WIL pre-placement modules before they can attain access to the unit dropboxes.
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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