Part 1: Maximum Potential Career Consultants Pty Ltd.
Maximum Potential Career Consultants Pty Ltd have
asked all the potential candidates for the new job of Junior Executive
(that is you), to form teams. Form into teams of four students.
Remember ... every
step of the way, you are being watched and assessed. The process
however, unlike some TV Games Shows, is open. You might like to view
the Evaluation page now before you
To test your ability to be a leader within the
company, Maximum Potential Career Consultants Pty Ltd has decided to
present you with five client profiles (students in Years 11 -
12) in order for you, as a team, to come up with the best careers
for these clients.
There are four divisions within the company:
VET (Vocational Education and Training)
Higher Study at a Certificate or Diploma Level (excluding
Those consultants who look after
careers in each division firmly believes that their
perspective and choice of careers are the best ones.
The challenge set by the company is that each team
will reflect the divisions within the company.
team will need to allocate a division to each member:
Role 1: this person promotes Trade careers,
Role 2: this person
promotes University careers,
Role 3: this person promotes TAFE/CIT careers,
Role 4: this person promotes Employment careers.
Decide now within your
team who will take on each role.
Each team member will
research, from their role perspective, the best three career
choices for five student clients.
Each team member is to review the 5 client profiles, work out their
most suited career from their perspective and present their ideas to
The company, however, wants each team to reach
consensus about each of the 5 clients career choices - this means
that each role will have to defend their perspective but reach a
decision together about the three best choices for the client.
As a team, then you
have reduce the number of career choices from 12 down to 3 for
and as a Team, you will
also have to give advice to each client.
You will have to recommend what skills, talents and study that will
need to be developed further. You might also need to recommend other
qualifications or work experience.
Click here to obtain the
Worksheet to fill out for each client. Remember to staple these
sheets together so they can be handed in for Assessment.
Each team is to obtain their client profiles
If at any stage
you come across an acronym (a word formed by letters eg. ADFA),
please go to the Glossary for help.
7. After researching and deciding
as a team which are the best 3 careers for each of your "clients", the
team have to present their
findings (after Part 2 - Life's Hiccups) and show justifications to the Senior Management Panel (the class).
The Presentation is to consist of a
Prezi or PowerPoint Presentation with a
minimum of 12 slides for the team. Each team member is to present
their section of the presentation.
Get this presentation ready to this
Part 2: Life's
When you have
finished the Challenges in Part 1, go to
Presentation - each team is to present their findings and
assessments of their clients!
- Introduce each
- Explain the
career choices given to the client
- Present the
justifications of the final three career choices
- Present the
teams Recommendations and Advice
- Show the new careers that
might arise from Life's Hiccups
- Allow for
questions by the Senior Management Panel
Remember you will
be assessed on this part of the WebQuest. To revisit the evaluation
rubric, click here.
Submit your findings and justifications to your Teacher for
How did your team go? Will they have to put together better in the
Part 3: Self
When you have
completed the Task in Part 2, go to the final task in
have completed all three Parts of the Process, proceed to the