BE920-6-AU-SO:
Career Skills in Business

The details
2023/24
Essex Business School
Southend Campus
Autumn
Undergraduate: Level 6
Current
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 15 December 2023
0
24 October 2023

 

Requisites for this module
(none)
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Key module for

BBA N100 Business Administration,
BBA N103 Business Administration (Including Placement Year),
BBA N104 Business Administration (Including Foundation Year),
BBA N104CO Business Administration (Including Foundation Year),
BBA N110 Business Administration (Including Year Abroad),
BSC N120 International Business and Entrepreneurship,
BSC N121 International Business and Entrepreneurship (Including Year Abroad),
BSC N123 International Business and Entrepreneurship (Including Placement Year),
BSC N124 International Business and Entrepreneurship (Including Foundation Year),
BSC N124CO International Business and Entrepreneurship (Including Foundation Year),
BSC N501 Marketing,
BSC N502 Marketing (Including Year Abroad),
BSC N504 Marketing (Including Placement Year),
BSC N505 Marketing (Including Foundation Year),
BSC N505CO Marketing (Including Foundation Year),
BSC N832 Tourism Management,
BSC N834 Tourism Management (Including Placement Year),
BSC N355 International Business and Finance,
BSC N356 International Business and Finance (Including Placement Year),
BSC N357 International Business and Finance (Including Year Abroad),
BSC N358 International Business and Finance (Including Foundation Year),
BSC N358CO International Business and Finance (Including Foundation Year),
BSC N111 Business Administration and Supply Chain Management,
BSC N112 Business Administration and Supply Chain Management (Including Placement Year),
BSC N113 Business Administration and Supply Chain Management (Including Year Abroad),
BSC N114 Business Administration and Supply Chain Management (Including Foundation Year),
BSC N114CO Business Administration and Supply Chain Management (Including Foundation Year)

Module description

This module aims to enable students to have a clear understanding of their own interests, skills and competencies, relevant to their future career choice.

Module aims

The aims of the module are:



  • To develop a comprehensive understanding of employment and post-graduate opportunities available to EBS students after graduation.

  • To provide knowledge about the job market and its requirements.

  • To develop wider employability skills.

  • To engage with an ever-changing business environment linking subject understanding into the broader context of employability.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of this module, students will be expected to be able to:



  1. To identify and understand the graduate-level roles and career paths available to business students.

  2. To be able to identify their own interests, skills and competencies, relevant to their future career choice.

  3. To be able to locate resources for researching career interests and for finding jobs and postgraduate courses that interest them, and have experience of using these resources.

  4. To be able to identify appropriate employment, self-employment or postgraduate study opportunities.

  5. To prepare effective applications for these opportunities.

Module information

Syllabus



  • Opportunity theme: The Graduate labour market.

  • Self-awareness theme: Decision making theme Your Future Professional Self.

  • Transition theme: Applications.

  • Transition theme: Self-employment and creative job search.

  • Transition theme: Practical session.

Learning and teaching methods

This module will be delivered via:

  • Lectures.
  • Class exercises.
  • Group work.
  • Signposting to other resources and support.

The module is either passed or marked as not completed.

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have any essential texts. To see non - essential items, please refer to the module's reading list.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting
Coursework   CV 360 - feedback reflection (100 words)  24/01/2024  30% 
Coursework   Reviewed Action Plan (500 words)  26/01/2024  40% 
Practical   Video (60 seconds)  25/01/2024  30% 

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Module is either passed or marked as not completed.

Reassessment

Module is either passed or marked as not completed.

Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Wei Liu, email: w.liu@essex.ac.uk.
Personal Tutors

 

Availability
No
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External examiner

Dr Murad Ali
Norhumbria University
Assistant Professor
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 26 hours, 26 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s), module, or event type.

 

Further information
Essex Business School

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