Course Title: Perform computations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4219 Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising

Course Title: Perform computations

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MATH5306C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2009,
Term1 2011,
Term2 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term2 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Barbara Kuczuk

Course Contact Phone: 9925 9145

Course Contact Email: barbara.kuczuk@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit provides learners with the skills and knowledge to become competent to perform mathematical calculations used in business: margin percentages, mark-up percentages, markdowns, sales/m, sales/m2, stock turnover, stock-sales ratios and averages. Breakeven analysis and an introduction to the merchandise plan will also be covered.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Year 10 maths



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM12024A Perform computations

Elements:

1. Determine work requirement
2. Perform calculations
3. Produce charts and graphs from given information

1. Determine work requirement

2. Perform calculations

3. Produce charts and graphs from given information


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks undertaken will include assignments and questionnaires.