Details for Professional Practice in Business

Itching to connect the realm of the classroom with some real-life experience? Professional Practice in Business is designed with just this aim in mind. Students will have the have the chance to engage academically with issues pertaining to their Business specialisation plus experience a hands-on placement.

Working with an experienced supervisory mentor, students will complete a 100 hour placement over the course of semester, with a variety of formats to choose from. Perhaps you have visions of becoming the next CEO of World Vision? A block placement at a Christian organisation, working with a field specialist, could be the kick start needed. Alternatively, your 100 hours could be served with an overseas mentor in a concentrated three or so weeks of professional practice. The sky is the limit!

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Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: EXP202
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Pratima Durga


At least 40 credit points

Awards offering Professional Practice in Business

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Examine the key competencies required for (professional practice) in business;
  2. Apply these competencies to real-life contexts and workplace situations as appropriate to their experience;
  3. Analyse the development of their professional skills in the field of the professional practice for business; and
  4. Analyse the realities of working (in the professional practice of) business.

Subject Content

  • Introduction to professional placement
  • Making the most of your professional placement
  • Personal administration
  • Discipling and mentoring
  • Faith and Work
  • Workplace ethics
  • Conflict resolution
  • Communication skills

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face-to-Face (onsite)
  • E-learning (online)

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Workplace proposal (25%)
  • Professional Portfolio (50%)
  • Class Presentation (25%)

Prescribed Text

  • Primary readings provided