Course Title: Develop work priorities

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: OFFC5315C

Course Title: Develop work priorities

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4375 - Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing

Course Contact: Jade Cusworth, Timothy Haigh

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 8382 / 03 9925 4846

Course Contact Email: Jade.Cusworth@rmit.edu.au / Timothy.Haigh@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None.

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor and obtain feedback on own work performance and access learning opportunities for professional development.
This unit applies to individuals who are required to design their own work schedules and work plans and to establish priorities for their work. They will typically hold some responsibilities for the work of others and have some autonomy in relation to their own role.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities

Element:

1. Plan and complete own work schedule

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Prepare workgroup plans which reflect consideration of resources, client needs and workgroup targets 1.2 Analyse and incorporate work objectives and priorities into personal schedules and responsibilities 1.3 Identify factors affecting the achievement of work objectives and establish contingencies and incorporate them into work plans 1.4 Efficiently and effectively use business technology to manage and monitor planning completion and scheduling of tasks

Element:

2. Monitor own work performance

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify and analyse personal performance through self-assessment and feedback from others on the achievement of work objectives 2.2 Seek and evaluate feedback on performance from colleagues and clients in the context of individual and group requirements 2.3 Routinely identify and report on variations in the quality of service and performance in accordance with organisational requirements

Element:

3. Co-ordinate professional development

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Assess personal knowledge and skills against organisational benchmarks to determine development needs and priorities 3.2 Research and identify sources and plan for opportunities for improvement in consultation with colleagues 3.3 Use feedback to identify and develop ways to improve competence within available opportunities 3.4 Identify, access and complete professional development activities to assist career development 3.5 Store and maintain records and documents relating to achievements and assessments in accordance with organisational requirements


Learning Outcomes


At the end of this unit students should be able to:

  • Plan and complete own work schedule
  • Monitor own work performance
  • Co-ordinate professional development


Details of Learning Activities

Face to face and or online lectures to cover theoretical and practical concepts for each topic in the course
• Students will learn to apply their skills and knowledge to work integrated learning (WIL), during simulations and classroom based learning
• Observations of performance in the workplace and industry placement or simulated environment will be a valuable part of your learning experience
• Tutorial activities (individually and in teams) to discuss, debate, critique and consolidate your ideas and extend your understanding around key concepts within specific topics
• Online discussion and activities support you to collaborate with other students in your course and debate and debate and discuss ideas
• Self directed study time to enhance and strengthen your knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts
• To further facilitate learning, students are strongly encouraged to use a range of communication tools between themselves and their course instructor as well as between themselves and fellow students by using the online learning platform


Teaching Schedule

 

 

 

BSBWOR404 Develop Work Priorities by dates 2017 FT

 

Week #

Week beginning

 

Wednesday 1:30-4:30 PM

 

8

13/02

1.    Plan and complete own work schedule

1.1 Prepare workgroup plans which reflect consideration of resources, client needs and workgroup targets

1.2 Analyse and incorporate work objectives and priorities into personal schedules and responsibilities

 

9

20/02

1.3 Identify factors affecting the achievement of work objectives and establish contingencies and incorporate them into work plans

1.4 Efficiently and effectively use business technology to manage and monitor planning completion and scheduling of tasks

 

10

27/02

  
  

2.    Monitor own work performance

·         prepare and communicate own work plan

·         schedule work objectives and tasks to support the achievement of the workgroup goals

·         review own work performance against workgroup objectives through self-assessment and seeking and acting on feedback from clients and colleagues

·         plan and access learning opportunities to extend personal work competencies.

11

06/03

2.1 Identify and analyse personal performance through self-assessment and feedback from others on the achievement of work objectives

2.2 Seek and evaluate feedback on performance from colleagues and clients in the context of individual and group requirements

2.3 Routinely identify and report on variations in the quality of service and performance in accordance with organisational requirements

 

12

13/03

·         explain how business technology applications can be used to schedule tasks and plan work

·         explain techniques to prepare personal plans and establish priorities

·         identify methods to identify and prioritise personal learning needs

·         outline a range of professional development options

·         explain methods to elicit, analyse and interpret feedback

·         provide a detailed explanation of methods that can be used to evaluate own performance.

WIL Work Integrated Learning

13

20/03

Industry Placement : 1 week commencing 20th March 2017

14

27/03

Feedback Placement / Discussion and Evaluation

15

03/04

Mid Semester Break 3rd-9th April 2017

16

10/04

3.    Co-ordinate professional development

3.1  Assess personal knowledge and skills against organisational benchmarks to determine development needs and priorities

 

17

17/04

3.2 Research and identify sources and plan for opportunities for improvement in consultation with colleagues

3.3 Use feedback to identify and develop ways to improve competence within available opportunities

 

18

24/04

3.4 Identify, access and complete professional development activities to assist career development

3.5 Store and maintain records and documents relating to achievements and assessments in accordance with organisational requirements

 

19

01/05

Revision

 

 

 

 Trainees:

OP 48

Cluster 1: 6th - 10th March

 

 

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate Performance and Knowledge Evidence of the unit in order to be deemed competent.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
You may be assessed by:
• Oral or written questioning
• Oral presentations
• Assignments and projects
• Direct observation of actual work practice
• Presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and/or audio files
• Work-based activities
• Third-party feedback from a work supervisor/employer
Primary assessment involves on-going practical and applied assessment in a clinical workplace or simulated environment such as a supervised student clinic or at a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement activity.

Competency based training requires you to be in attendance in order for assessment to be undertaken.

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.

 All Assessment tasks should be performed or submitted by their due dates.
If due to illness or other unforeseen circumstance, you are unable to attend on the due date of an assessment (e.g. test, examination, oral, etc.) OR you do attend, but your performance has been affected, you may submit an APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION within 2 working days of the due date. If Special Consideration is granted, you will be given the opportunity to complete/repeat the assessment task at a later date. For advice on this application please visit www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration or speak to your Program Coordinator.
If due to illness or other unforeseen circumstance, you are unable to submit by the due date (e.g. assignment, report, project etc.):
• you may submit an APPLICATION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME FOR SUBMISSION OF ASSESSABLE WORK for an extension of time of up to seven (7) calendar days or less. This must be lodged with the Program Coordinator 1 working day before the original due date. If granted, you will have the opportunity to submit up to 7 days later than the original due date. For advice on this application please visit www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/extension or speak to your Program Coordinator.
Or:
• you may submit an APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION within 2 working days of the due date. If Special Consideration is granted, you will be given the opportunity to submit the assessment task more than 7 days after the original due date. For advice on this application please visit www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration or speak to your Program Coordinator.

You are expected to prepare all assignments and other written work in a professional manner. More information on general academic study and writing skills can be found on the “Learning Lab” http://emedia.rmit.edu.au/learninglab/. All work submitted for assessment must be submitted electronically unless otherwise advised.

Students must keep a copy of all submitted assessments including electronic copies.
Harvard style is used for all referencing and for bibliography.
RMIT University has a strict policy on academic integrity and plagiarism and. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy. www.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity  
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
Your rights and responsibilities as a student can be found at http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/rights-and-responsibilities  
This course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced at www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment  


Credit transfer and RPL
Credit transfer is available to students who have already completed the same or similar courses. Recognition of prior learning is available to students who have relevant prior skills or experience. Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=8u7jborsx9dy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Assessment Tasks

 

Full Time Students

Prepare and communicate own work and study plan due by 17/05/2017

Written Assessment/ Feedback/Self-Assessment/Modification Due 24/05/2017

Evidence log due by 05/06/2017

OP48

Prepare and communicate own work and study plan due by 31/03/2017

Written Assessment/ Feedback/Self-Assessment/Modification Due 07/04/2017

Evidence log due by 11/08/2017

SpecSavers Students:

You will be applying for RPL for this unit and will be required to gather evidence to support your application by completing the RPL Evidence Log Book

 

 


Assessment Matrix

ASSESSMENT METHODS/TYPES OF EVIDENCE:

Interview/ Verbal Questioning

Self-Reflections

Assignment/ Project

Case Study or Role Play

Third Party Verification

Workplace Performance

Research or Report

Portfolio of Evidence

Written Tasks

 

 

NATIONAL UNIT CODE : BSBWOR404

NATIONAL UNIT NAME : Develop work priorities

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Elements

Performance Criteria

Related Assessment Tasks

Assessment Method/

Types of Evidence  

1. Plan and complete own work schedule

 

1.1 Prepare workgroup plans which reflect consideration of resources, client needs and workgroup targets

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

1.2 Analyse and incorporate work objectives and priorities into personal schedules and responsibilities

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

1.3 Identify factors affecting the achievement of work objectives and establish contingencies and incorporate them into work plans

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

1.4 Efficiently and effectively use business technology to manage and monitor planning completion and scheduling of tasks

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

2. Monitor own work performance

 

2.1 Identify and analyse personal performance through self-assessment and feedback from others on the achievement of work objectives

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

2.2 Seek and evaluate feedback on performance from colleagues and clients in the context of individual and group requirements

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

2.3 Routinely identify and report on variations in the quality of service and performance in accordance with organisational requirements

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

3. Co-ordinate professional development

 

3.1 Assess personal knowledge and skills against organisational benchmarks to determine development needs and priorities

3.1    

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

3.2 Research and identify sources and plan for opportunities for improvement in consultation with colleagues

3.2    

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

3.3 Use feedback to identify and develop ways to improve competence within available opportunities

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

3.4 Identify, access and complete professional development activities to assist career development

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

3.5 Store and maintain records and documents relating to achievements and assessments in accordance with organisational requirements

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

Critical aspects of assessment

workplace documentation including policies and procedures, and benchmarks for work group productivity and performance

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

 

workplace equipment and resources

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

case studies and, where possible, real situations

interaction with others.

 

 

 

Performance Evidence

 prepare and communicate own work plan

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

 

 schedule work objectives and tasks to support the achievement of the workgroup goals

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

 review own work performance against workgroup objectives through self-assessment and seeking and acting on feedback from clients and colleagues

 

 

 

 plan and access learning opportunities to extend personal work competencies

 

 

 

Knowledge Evidence

 explain how business technology applications can be used to schedule tasks and plan work

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

 

 explain techniques to prepare personal plans and establish priorities

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

 identify methods to identify and prioritise personal learning needs

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

 outline a range of professional development options

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

 explain methods to elicit, analyse and interpret feedback

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

 provide a detailed explanation of methods that can be used to evaluate own performance

 

Evidence Portfolio

Assignment/Project & Workplace Performance

Foundation Skills

Performance criteria

Description

Core Skills from the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF)

  • Reading

1.2, 2.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.5

 

 

Recognises and interprets textual information from relevant sources to understand organisation’s policies and practices

 

  • Writing

1.1, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 3.2, 3.5

 

 

Prepares written reports and workplace documentation that communicate complex information clearly and effectively

 

  • Oral Communication

2.2, 2.3, 3.2

 

 

Provides or seeks information using language suitable to audience and context

 _Employs listening and questioning techniques to confirm understanding

 

  • Numeracy

1.1, 1.2, 1.3

 

 

Interprets numerical information related to budgets and timeframes

 

  • Learning

3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

 

 

Develops strategies to reflect on own performance, obtain feedback, and plan and source professional development opportunities

 

Employability Skills from the Core Skills for Work Framework (CFW)

 

 

  1. Navigate the world of work

1a. Manage career and work life

1.2, 2.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.5

 

 

Identifies and understands roles and responsibilities in relation to organisational objectives, policies and procedures

 

1b. Work with roles, rights and protocols

  1. Interact with others

2a. Communicate for work

2.2, 2.3, 3.2

 

 

Selects and uses appropriate practices when communicating with internal and external stakeholders to seek or share information

 _Establishes and builds rapport and relationships with others to foster a culture of trust and honesty in communications

 

2b. Connect and work with  others

2c. Recognise and utilize diverse perspectives

  1. Get the work done

3a. Plan and organise

1.1-1.4, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5

 

 

Plans, organises and implements tasks to meet organisational requirements

 _Systematically gathers and analyses information and evaluates options in order to anticipate potential problems and develop contingency plans

 _Uses the main features and functions of digital technologies and tools to complete work tasks efficiently and effectively

 

3b. Make decisions

3c. Identify and solve problems

3d. Create and innovate

3e. Work in a digital world

    Other Resources  

PowerPoint Presentations

RMIT Study and Learning Centre

RMIT Library

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