UNIT OF STUDY GUIDE VICTORIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNIT YEAR 2013 SEMESTER Two UNIT TITLE Professional Development 1 – Critical Thinking and Problem Solving UNIT CODE BFP1100 PRE-REQUISITES CREDIT POINTS 12 points MODE OF DELIVERY On-campus UNIT COORDINATORS NAME Raquel Licciardi EMAIL Raquel.Licciardi@vu.edu.au NAME Andrew Stein EMAIL Andrew.Stein@vu.edu.au SUNWAY LECTURERS: NAME Soon Pei Shan
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Learning is a development that takes places not only for the benefit of the personal life but also for the professional life. Doing a reflective practice is not a new concept in the world today. Johns and freshwater (1998) describes that there is a lot of value due to the reflective practice as a means of learning and that it is the process of studying about the self and triggered by the asking oneself about their actions and values that they follow during their day to day activities
Level 7 Diploma in Management Studies Advanced Professional Development Level 7 Diploma in Management Studies Advanced Professional Development Contents Introduction 5 Part 1 – Methods to Improve Personal and Professional Skills 7 Management Development Techniques 7 Coaching 12 Mentoring 15 Counseling 17 Stress Management 19 Leadership 24 Management Styles 30 Professional Bodies 35
Thinking: The mind of a marketing genius Thinking: The mind of a marketing genius * Where are the best opportunities for your business today? How do you stand out in crowded markets? How do you deliver the best solutions for customers, and the best returns to shareholders? * Where should you focus amidst this complexity? What is your competitive advantage? Which markets, brands, products and customers should you prioritize in order to maximize value creation?