Course Title: Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5222 Diploma of Management

Course Title: Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2012,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: 61 3 9925 9171

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to manage own performance and professional development. Particular emphasis is on setting and meeting priorities, analysing information and using strategies to develop further competence.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWOR501A Manage personal work priorities and professional development


1. Establish personal work goals

2. Set and meet own work priorities

3. Develop and maintain professional competence

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will have acquired the skills and knowledge to establish personal work goals, set and meet own work priorities and develop and maintain professional competence in your work and career.

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competence in this standard must be able to provide evidence that they have the competencies to prepare personal work plans and establish personal work priorities. They must be able to show evidence of the ability to assess their own performance and to identify and act on their own professional development needs. Assessment is by portfolio showing competency in work undertaken and application of theory to the work.