31016 Career Management for IT Professionals6cp; on campus
The aim of this subject is to enable students to understand the culture of the IT workplace, to identify work opportunities, to effectively market themselves to appropriate employers and to develop professional skills and behaviours sought by employers that enable students to transition effectively into the IT workplace. The subject focuses on using information from the workplace to understand typical entry-level IT graduate jobs available, the skills (both technical and generic) required to be competitive job seekers, an understanding of how to develop effective targeted applications and how to perform well in an interview. It prepares IT students to work effectively in groups, to manage meetings and to write well-structured professional reports. The subject supports the development of a skills-based e-portfolio for ongoing career management.
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