BMAF008-20 Planning Your Career in Business
|Module Title:||Planning Your Career in Business|
|Word Count:||3,000 words|
|Contribution to Module Mark:||100%|
|Submission Deadline:||16.06.2023 (Time: 23:59)|
|Assessment outline (from the Module specification):||A professional portfolio comprising a personal statement, completed application for a volunteer/work experience placement with a relevant C.V. and a skills development action plan.|
|Learning outcomes assessed:||LO1- Understanding of your skills and how they relate to your career goals |
LO2- Ability to identify and utilise a variety of sources and resources to support your own personal and professional development.
LO3- Understanding of methods of personal and professional development and training as well as how they relate to your employability.
|Assessment Task – (Portfolio Development)|
|Students are required to produce a portfolio which should contain the following components: |
A well written personal statement in support of an application for a volunteer/work experience placement.
A CV highlighting personal skills which are relevant to the post in view
Action plan tailored towards skills development
As a guide, an indicative structure of the Portfolio could be as follows:
A brief introduction to indicate what the portfolio contains and the reason for both the personal statement and the CV that will be presented.
You may also want to consider writing a short overview of the chosen organization in a bid to justify your peculiar interests in working in such a place.
Personal statement in support of your application for a volunteer/work experience placement in any organization of your choice.A detailed CV that has been carefully designed to fit purpose.
Section C: Self-assessment reflecting skill gaps (SWOT Analysis inclusive)Action plan tailored towards your skill development (reflecting SMART objectives)
|For all policies regarding submission of your work please refer to the Programme and Student Handbooks.|
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Assessment Marking Criteria
|Fail 0-39 Poor Quality||D. 40-49 Satisfactory Quality||C. 50-59 Sound Quality||B. 60-69 Good quality||A. 70-79 Excellent quality||A. 80-100 Outstanding quality|
|Clarity (30%)||Language is unclear and confusing throughout. Required components of the portfolio are either not discussed or are presented inaccurately||The language used is appropriate. There are frequent lapses in clarity and accuracy of the portfolio contents produced||The language used is sound. There are only minor, infrequent lapses in clarity and accuracy of the portfolio contents produced||The language used is very good, clear and expressive. Abstract concepts are explained accurately. Explanation of concepts makes sense to an uninformed reader.||Excellent use of language. Abstract concepts are explained excellently well. Explanation of concepts is impressive||Outstanding use of language. Abstract concepts are explained excellently well. Explanation of concepts is highly impressive|
|Relevance (30%)||Most sections in the portfolio are irrelevant to the student or course learning outcomes.||Student makes an adequate attempt to demonstrate understanding of the assessment requirements. Potential attainment of learning outcomes is evident||Sound effort; demonstrates appreciable understanding of the assessment requirements. Attainment of learning outcomes is evident||A very good portfolio has been produced, each component has been well captured to fit purpose.||The portfolio produced is commendable. Each component has been professionally written.||The portfolio produced is highly commendable. Each component has been professionally written.|
|Analysis (25%)||The portfolio produced has no assessment of skills and competencies.||Descriptive assessment of skills and competencies, basic understanding of strategies to career development||Sound assessment of skills and competencies, strategies to career development is well defined.||Detailed assessment of skills and competencies, a very good understanding of strategies to career development demonstrated.||Excellent assessment of skills and competencies, understanding of strategies to career development is commendable.||Outstanding assessment of skills and competencies, understanding of strategies to career development is highly commendable.|
|Structure and Style (15%)||No logical structure and poor presentation. Exceedingly high number of errors.||Simple structure, with no efforts in presenting the correct formats. Major improvement needs to be made to one of these areas: spelling, grammar, punctuation.||A good structure, effectively presented, with logical structure of correct formats. There is a small number of minor errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation.||Good presentation with some areas of potential improvement of formats. There are hardly any errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation.||Excellent structure, where the flow of the document is maintained and clearly visible. Proper use of presentation techniques to produce an attractive and easy to read document.No noticeable errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation.||Outstandingly presented work, with a clear logical structure and advanced use of presentation techniques. The document is edited to a professional standard. There are no errors in grammar, spelling or punctuation.|