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This unit provides you with opportunities to develop various work-ready, transferable, and professional skills and attributes that are highly sought out by employers. In addition, it allows you to explore contemporary strategies and approaches that are often used in day to day employment situations. You will be introduced to key concepts, terms, principles, techniques, and approaches that are related to a range of topics. Through a range of activities, you will apply what you learn in practice, analyse actions and experiences, and engage in critical reflection. You will demonstrate your learning largely through your portfolio of evidence and an experiential report. Modules within the unit include (but are not limited to), Creative Thinking in Practice, The Art of Leading, Lean Thinking Techniques, Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving, Data-Driven Decision-Making, and Interpersonal Skills and Networking. To complete this unit, you will choose 12 modules from a broad selection, based on areas of interest to you, along with the required activities and assessments.

Summary 2021

Unit name Professional Skills in Practice
Unit code ZPP101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Office of the University College

Cherie Hawkins

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify key terms, concepts, and principles related to transferable skills and contemporary strategies and approaches in the workplace
  2. Demonstrate the application of skills, behaviours, and attributes in practice
  3. Use and analyse professional practice tools and techniques to communicate ideas, innovations, and solutions
  4. Reflect on key learnings to generate professional and self-development plans for the future




AT1: Multiple choice quizzes (25%)

AT2: Portfolio of evidence (35%)

AT3: Guided reflection (40%)

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