Course Title: Financial Planning - Work Integrated Learning 1

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Financial Planning - Work Integrated Learning 1

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


625H Economics, Finance & Marketing


Course Coordinator: Kathleen Griffiths

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Location: 108.12

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Satisfactory completion of the first 14-16 courses of your degree.

Course Description

The aim of Cooperative Education, Work Integrated Learning (WIL 1) is to prepare students for the work place. This is achieved through attending several workshops throughout the semester.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

At the conclusion of this subject, you should:
*Be able to prepare job application letters and a curriculum vitae.
*Have a better understanding of how to find a co-op position.
*Have a better understanding of the career opportunities available to you.
*Have developed your interview skills and personal presentation.
*Have gained an understanding the types of roles/employer requirements/business etiquette.
*Have further developed your presentation skills.
*Have developed a Learning Contract

At the conclusion of your cooperative education experience, you should:

. have a better understanding of your career aspirations
. have a better understanding of the career opportunities available to you
. be able to prepare your interview skills and personal presentation
. have gained an understanding of work environment
. have developed your work ethos and learned to take responsibility for the meeting of your commitments
. have developed your ability to integrate the concepts taught throughout the programme with the practical applications that you are experiencing at work
. be self motivated and able to work effectively as part of a team
. have developed your communication and interpersonal skills
. be able to analyse a work related problem using the skills developed throughout your coursework
. be able to prepare and deliver a business presentation.

Overview of Learning Activities

To achieve the objectives listed above this subject requires you to participate in various learning activities which include workshops, seminars, videos and mock interviews.

Overview of Learning Resources

All resources and instructions will be provided at the first workshop

Overview of Assessment

*Learning Contract
*Company/Organisation Analysis
*Proposal for WIL 2 Assignment
*Workshop participation
*Submission of current CV to the Industry Liaison Manager
*Being able to demonstrate effective interview skills
*The completion of a job search folio.

Students must pass the Work Preparation Programme to be eligible for the School to give assistance in gaining a co-op placement.