Course Title: Plan for a sustainable business

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5298 Diploma of Property Services (Asset and Facility Management)

Course Title: Plan for a sustainable business

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan sustainable business operations. The unit covers the skills and knowledge required to develop plans and strategies to ensure a business is successful in addressing factors that lead to economic, social and environmental sustainability.
Planning skills and the ability to review sustainable policies and practices are important. Understanding resourcing implications and
the ability to put in place appropriate measures of sustainability outcomes are also essential for success. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPCMN5001A Plan for a sustainable business


1. Inform the development of a plan for sustainability.

2. Review current sustainable business practices.

3. Prepare a business sustainability plan.

4. Plan for implementation.

Learning Outcomes

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.