Course Title: Manage operational plan

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: BUSM6367C

Course Title: Manage operational plan

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

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

Course Contact: Thierry Demathieu

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8359

Course Contact Email: Thierry.Demathieu@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Cathryn Kite

cathryn.kite@rmit.edu.au

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans. Management at a strategic level requires systems and procedures to be developed and implemented to facilitate the organisation’s operational plan. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBMGT515A Manage operational plan

Element:

1. Develop operational plan

Element:

2. Plan and manage resource acquisition

Element:

3. Monitor and review operational performance

Element:

1. Develop operational plan.

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Research, analyse and document resource requirements and develop an operational plan in consultation with relevant personnel, colleagues and specialist resource managers
1.2. Develop and/or implement consultation processes as an integral part of the operational planning process
1.3. Ensure details of the operational plan include the development of key performance indicators to measure organisational performance
1.4. Develop and implement contingency plans at appropriate stages of operational planning
1.5. Ensure the development and presentation of proposals for resource requirements is supported by a variety of information sources and seek specialist advice as required
1.6. Obtain approval for plan from relevant parties and ensure understanding among work teams involved

Element:

2. Plan and manage resource acquisition.

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Develop and implement strategies to ensure that employees are recruited and/or inducted within the organisation’s human resources management policies and practices
2.2. Develop and implement strategies to ensure that physical resources and services are acquired in accordance with the organisation’s policies, practices and procedures

Element:

3. Monitor and review operational performance.

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Develop, monitor and review performance systems and processes to assess progress in achieving profit and productivity plans and targets
3.2. Analyse and interpret budget and actual financial information to monitor and review profit and productivity performance
3.3. Identify areas of under performance, recommend solutions, and take prompt action to rectify the situation
3.4. Plan and implement systems to ensure that mentoring and coaching are provided to support individuals and teams to effectively, economically and safely use resources
3.5. Negotiate recommendations for variations to operational plans and gain approval from designated persons/groups

3.6. Develop and implement systems to ensure that procedures and records associated with documenting performance are managed in accordance with organisational requirements


Learning Outcomes


Refer to elements.


Details of Learning Activities

Students will learn through a number of planned activities (face to face classes, workplace/site visits, simulated workplace learning, online learning via blackboard and other forms of structured teaching and learning). Students will be observed and assessed through their planned activities throughout the duration of the course.


Teaching Schedule

Learning sessions and assessment session shall be delivered as part of Theme 6.

BSBFIMT501A Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBMGT515A Manage operational plan

Week 1

Defining the operational process of an organisation and embedding into a tangible business plan. Demonstrates how to create a robust business plan by, documenting the process required to achieve set outcomes and objectives.

Week 2

Considers what is required to establish and create an Operational budget by covering aspects of cost of sales, income and expense and profit and loss. Discusses tools that can be used to examine the validity of the business through analysis of internal and external factors that may affect profitability.

Week 3

Determine the value of the organisation through, Assets- Liabilities and cash-flow.

Week 4

Procurement processes are an important aspect of any business and require particular attention. No business plan is complete until the procurement processes are defines. Particularly if the organisation plans to outsource goods and services.

Week 5

Examines the importance of implementing an operational plan, giving consideration on what is measured and reviewed and well the strategic fit aligns with the progress of the plan

Week 6

Categorising risk within any environment is important so when creating a business plan it is essential not only to understand and define risk but also to categorise and establish working parameters to ensure that the business plan is run by facts and not emotions.

Week 7
Finalise course - student presentations.

 


 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Blackboard 


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.

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.

Assessment

Weight %

Assessment 1

Prepare an Operational Plan

50

Assessment 2

Prepare a report

50

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element / Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

1.1

X

 

1.2

X

 

1.3

X

 

1.4

X

 

1.5

X

 

1.6

X

 

2.1

 

X

2.2

 

X

3.1

 

X

3.2

 

X

3.3

X

 

3.4

X

 

3.5

X

 

3.6

 

X

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.


Assessment Tasks

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.
 

Assessment Tasks
Blackboard
Blackboard is an on-line resource with the lesson plans for each unit. Within Blackboard are the session lessons plans, assessments, resources and other materials required for completion of each unit of competency. Blackboard Collaborate is an on-line delivery system within Blackboard that may be utilised as a virtual classroom that may be a part of the overall lesson delivery plan.
 

Project based assessment - There is a group project based assessment which is the form of a reports, research, analysis, and other documents that provide evidence of the competency in the unit.  The report will be delivered as a group presentation in the final week of the course.
In class observation of student’s work is required to confirm Competency.


Assessment Matrix

Performance Criteria1.11.2.1.31.41.51.62.12.23.13.23.33.43.53.6
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Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

Study and Learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
• Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• Maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and Learning Support.

Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

Late Submission:
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than two working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date.
Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration.

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.

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