Specialisation

Sub-major - Personal Innovation

Western Sydney University Sub-major Code: SM2057.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : YES, if the specialisation is available on your Home campus. Please ensure your course structure allows space for enrolment in the units in this unit set. Students must also meet any pre-requisite requirements. Consult your Course Advisor for further advice.


The future of work is changing rapidly, providing new opportunities and challenges for working in disrupted multi-disciplinary contexts. Employers are looking for graduates who are agile and equipped with adaptable personal innovation skills that are responsive to this new environment. This Minor has been co-designed with students and industry partners to equip students with flexible and adaptable strategies to strengthen their employability by building personal innovation skills such as personal branding, working collaboratively and across cultures, and managing change and resilience. Students will have opportunities to apply different frameworks and theories to develop these skills working with reputable graduate employers.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Bankstown Campus Internal Dr Neil Perry
Campbelltown Campus Internal Dr Neil Perry
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Dr Neil Perry
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Internal Dr Neil Perry
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Neil Perry

Sub-major Structure

Students must successfully complete 40 credit points as listed below.

Note: Students will be required to travel between campuses as not all units are offered at all campuses.

Select three of the following:

100483 Principles of Professional Communication 1
102250 Ethical Leadership
102780 Personal Branding Strategies: Build and Manage Your Career Profile

Please note that students can only take one of the three units below listed.

200915 The Service Enterprise
200914 Working in Professions
200376 Managing and Developing Careers

Students to complete the following core unit after completing the three units listed above:

200862 Creating Change and Innovation


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