Course Title: Present proposed courses of action to meeting

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: BUSM7910C

Course Title: Present proposed courses of action to meeting

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4309 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

Course Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8323

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Nominal Hours: 40

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit covers presenting proposed courses of action to meeting and defines the standard required to: seek information from sources of knowledge and advice; develop solutions on own or in small groups; design a course of action and documentation; present recommendations to a meeting.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

AHCCCF416A Present proposed courses of action to meeting


1. Develop course of action and documentation

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Course of action related to goal, action strategy, project or issue is identified to solve a problem or to advance the group.
1.2 Alternative courses of action are identified and compared to proposed course of action to find best alternative.
1.3 Known legislative and ethical requirements and diverse viewpoints are identified for inclusion in course of action.
1.4 Know reason(s) for proposed course of action are identified including costs and benefits, for inclusion in presentation.


2. Present recommendation(s)

Performance Criteria:

2.1.Recommendations are presented to committee with reasons for approval.
2.2.Reasons for selection of preferred course of action over alternatives are presented to committee as required for its consideration.

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

Step by step completion of a management plan for the Tyrendarra Indigenous Protected Area will form the basis of the learning activities for this subject. Activities will include:

1. Detailed Site Assessment of the area

2. Research into previous and alternative area plans with student critiques as a basis for building a new management plan model

3. Class discussion of over-riding Vision for the area, and various proposals for means of achieving Vision

4. Class debate concerning alternative means of achieving Vision.

5. Completion of management plan to Draft stage (individual and group work to be presented)

6. Presentation of proposed course(s) of action to a Traditional Owners meeting for approval and modification.

7. Final drafts altered to reflect Elder feedback followed by presentation to Fed Govt.

Teaching Schedule

Face to face on the last Thursday and Friday of each month

Weekly e-mail contact from Teacher requiring individual response by student each week (usually on Thursdays unless Winda Mara work commitments intervene.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

DSE Management Plan Template will be used to guide progress.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include written reports, observation in the workplace, 3rd party reports & group work

Assessment Tasks

1. Weekly e-mail contact sharing progress on report (S/NYS).

2. Peer assessed presentation of proposed courses of action (50%).

3. Completed Management Plan for Tyrendarra Indigenous Protected Area (50%).

Assessment Matrix

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