Name: Carmen Berkahn
Student number: S0265733
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Module 5: Clever career planning (approx. 200–300 words)
A. Which type of work are you most interested in and why? Answer with respect to the seven types of work listed on The Job Guide website (and in your Study Guide).
I am most interested in writing, both as a journalist or novelist, and in Supply Chain or LogisticsManagement. Writing, as it is always something that has fascinated me from an early age, and which I have always been advised I have an aptitude.
I have previously had experience in a Logistics role for employment, and enjoyed this immensely, so completing the Supply Chain Management…show more content… Be specific in your answer by mentioning some or all of the following: duties and tasks, work conditions, job prospects, average salary, specialisations, etc. Use your own words - do not copy and paste from the websites.
I have been researching the careers I am interested for over 18 months, from an educational point of view, however had never looked into other aspects.
From a writing point of view, as I suspected, there are possibilities for full-time employment, however these are mostly limited to larger metropolitan areas.
For this reason I also wish to pursue the Management degree as this will give me multiple opportunities. Both are predominantly indoor positions, although travel could be possible with both, when considering either the logistics or freelance aspects of each respective field.
Due to the size of Australia and how easy it is to travel around the world, the Supply Chain Management makes it one of the most sensible, from my point of view, careers to pursue. I would still wish to pursue a writing career, even if it was only on a part-time basis.
Module 6: Oral presentation skills (approx. 250–300 words)
A. What was the topic of your oral presentation and what handouts, visuals, audio-visual materials and/or props did you use (if any)? (If you delivered your presentation off-campus, you must include a copy of your speech - upload a separate file or include at the end of this