Course Title: Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5225 Diploma of Management

Course Title: Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Portfolio: BUS 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)


City Campus


650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2009,
Term1 2010

Course Contact: Sylvia Baroutis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5469

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit applies to managers and emphasises the need for managers to be organised, focussed and skilled, in order to effectively manage the work of others.   As such it is an important unit for most managers, particularly as managers serve as role models and have a significant influence on the work culture and patterns of behaviour.

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

Students demonstrate an ability to manage own performance and professional development.  Particular emphasis is on setting and meeting priorities, analysing information and using strategies to develop further competence.

Overview of Assessment

Refer to Part B