Gerrard Unmack Education History

February 2009 -
November 2011

Bachelor of Commerce M300 (Full-Time Study load).
Deakin University, Waurn Ponds Campus, Geelong, Victoria.

Achievements during studies
  • Awarded the Pearson Education Australia: Top Student MSC120 Business Information Systems (Deakin University: Waurn Ponds).
  • Member of the Golden Keys International Honours Society.
  • Maintained a Distinction average grade in all units studied.
  • High levels of participation during discussions in lectures and tutorials, sharing opinions, business experience and asking questions to expand the information and concepts presented by lecturers and tutors.
  • Research assessments conducted with groups of students, including International students, requiring the delegation of roles and responsibilities, and the management workload for on time submission.
  • Developed research and submission plans to match assessment brief's, including marketing plans and consumer profiles.
  • Maintained an average Distinction grade for all unit assignments.
  • Assignments completed have dealt with various industries, requiring detailed research and analysis of information and economic data.
  • Preparation of reports, presentations, and recommendations to management.
  • Preparation of market profiles and target segment statements.
Units studied
Marketing Units
  • Marketing Law - Distinction
  • Marketing Management - Distinction
  • Business Data Analysis - Distinction
  • Advertising & Public Relations - Distinction
  • Services Marketing - Distinction
  • Marketing Research - Distinction
  • Strategic Marketing - Credit
  • Business Marketing - Credit
  • Direct & Digital Marketing - Credit
  • Consumer Behaviour - RPL
Management Units
  • Business Communication - High Distinction
  • Management - Distinction
  • Business Ethics - Distinction
  • Change Management - Distinction
  • Strategic Management - Credit
  • Understanding Organisations - Credit
  • Strategic Human Resource Management - RPL
Business Units
  • Business Information Systems - High Distinction
  • Economic Principles - Distinction
  • Accounting for Decision Making - Distinction
  • Business Law - Distinction
  • Fundamentals of Finance - Credit
  • The Global Economy - RPL
April 2008 -
October 2008

Certificate 4 of Business (Marketing).
Gordon TAFE, Geelong. Victoria.

Achievements during studies
  • Developed an understanding of the principles of the Public Relations Industry and communication with external media agencies and interest groups.
  • Top grades achieved in all units.
Units studied
Units Completed
  • Develop & Apply Knowledge of Public Relations Industry
  • Consumer Behaviour
Units Completed
  • Forecast Market & Business Needs
  • Customer Service Strategies
Units Completed
  • Identify Risk & Apply Risk Management Processes
  • Draft a Marketing Audit Report
February 2004 -
November 2004

Diploma of Business Management.
Gordon TAFE, Geelong. Victoria.

Achievements during studies
  • Developed business plans as part of assessment tasks, both individually and in groups.
Units studied
Units Completed
  • Market Services and Concepts to Internal Customers
  • Facilitate and Capitalise on Change and Innovation
Units Completed
  • Manage People Performance
  • Promote Continuous Improvement
  • Develop a Workplace Learning Environment
Units Completed
  • Recruit Select and Induct Staff
  • Prepare Budgets and Financial Plans
  • Ensure a Safe Workplace
February 1998 -
November 2000

Certificate 4 in Arts Multimedia (1998).
Advanced Diploma Electronic Design and Interactive Multi-Media (EDIM) (1999-2000).

Gordon TAFE, Geelong. Victoria.

Achievements during studies
Units studied
Units Completed
  • Major Research Project - Cold Fusion backed website
  • Major Research Project - Director Scripted Poker Machine
  • Desktop Publishing
Units Completed
  • 2D Design
  • Electronic Design
  • Design for Interactive Multimedia
  • Electronic Imaging
Units Completed
  • Digital & Artistic Copyright Issues
  • Video Capture & Editing
  • Sound Capture & Editing
  • 3D Imaging & Animation
  • Cinematic Language