Course Title: Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2017

Course Code: EMPL7088C

Course Title: Manage personal work priorities and professional development

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5336 - Diploma of Fashion Styling

Course Contact: Anni Juracich

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9236

Course Contact Email: anni.juracich@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Anni Juracich
anni.juracich@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

None

Course Description

This course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to organise your own work priorities, set realistic goals and develop plans to achieve them. You will be encouraged to establish networks to assist you to achieve your goals and how to identify your individual development opportunities and ways to undertake this development.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Element:

1. Establish personal work goals

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Serve as a positive role model in the workplace through personal work planning
1.2 Ensure personal work goals, plans and activities reflect the organisation’s plans, and own responsibilities and accountabilities
1.3 Measure and maintain personal performance in varying work conditions, work contexts and when contingencies occur

Element:

2. Set and meet own work priorities

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Take initiative to prioritise and facilitate competing demands to achieve personal, team and organisational goals and objectives
2.2 Use technology efficiently and effectively to manage work priorities and commitments
2.3 Maintain appropriate work-life balance, and ensure stress is effectively managed and health is attended to

Element:

3. Develop and maintain professional competence

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Assess personal knowledge and skills against competency standards to determine development needs, priorities and plans
3.2 Seek feedback from employees, clients and colleagues and use this feedback to identify and develop ways to improve competence
3.3 Identify, evaluate, select and use development opportunities suitable to personal learning style/s to develop competence
3.4 Participate in networks to enhance personal knowledge, skills and work relationships
3.5 Identify and develop new skills to achieve and maintain a competitive edge


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning Activities for this course are designed to extend your personal and professional styling practice through individual and peer activities. You will investigate and evaluate current principles and techniques for personal and professional development by participating in class exercises, group discussions and peer presentations. Activities will encourage both individual and group based learning responsibilities and outcomes.


Teaching Schedule

WeekContentTo Do Breakdown/Activities
1EVALUATION
Introduce Semester – course breakdown
WHS

Planning personal and professional development
• Course expectations
• Breakdown learning topics for the semester

2EVALUATION
Feedback on Week 1 Activities
Personal attributes

Learning Activity
Personality Activity – learning more about how you work
RMIT Attributes Activity – GWECAI
• How are you bringing these into your practice

3PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
Managing your skills
Russian doll video– Viktor & Rolf
SWOT Analysis
Building confidence
Objective setting
SMART – the what, why and how
How do you prefer to learn? determine your learning style
4PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
Organising your time
Incorporating time management tools into managing your personal and professional development (apps, reminders etc)
Schedule from Student Services
Gantt chart
Time management
5PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Promoting Yourself
Career’s pop up shop
6PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Promoting Yourself
Portfolio
• Can you identify a strength that makes you unique?
• How can you use this to promote yourself?
• What format do you want to choose?
• Theme/layout
7PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Promoting Yourself
Cover letter
8PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Promoting Yourself

Resume

9PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Promoting Yourself
LinkedIn
10PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Promoting Yourself
Approaches
Introductory emails
11PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Promoting Yourself
 Formative feedback on professional profile assessment
12WORKING IN YOUR INDUSTRY

Collaborative teams
13WORKING IN YOUR INDUSTRY
From RMIT to industry
• Job opportunities
• Internships
• Working as an assistant
Alumni
14

WORKING IN YOUR INDUSTRY

Sourcing
Building connections

15

WORKING IN YOUR INDUSTRY

Presenting your portfolio

16

FEEDBACK SESSIONS

Discussing your work

 

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

 

You will have access to a simulated styling design workroom equipped with light boxes, fitting rooms and facilities such as computer laboratories as required.

The University Library has extensive resources for Fashion and Textiles students. The Library has produced a number of subject guides that includes quality online and print resources for your studies Fashion and Textiles Library Guides

http://rmit.libguides.com/fashionstyling

The Library provides guides on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian Michelle Matheson michelle.matheson@rmit.edu.au (Brunswick)

You will also have access to the RMIT on-line Learning HUB


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and has been designed to measure achievement of each element in a flexible manner. Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including projects and assignments designed for students to strengthen their ability to identify plan and engage in process to assist them in managing their own work priorities and professional development. To successfully complete this course students must demonstrate competency in all elements as listed.

This course is assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment. To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all the assessment to a satisfactory standard.

You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task.

Competency is achieved only if competency has been demonstrated within the standard enrolment period. Students are advised that they may be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to confirm aspects of competency not evidenced in class or through assessments.

Results for this course are delivered and assessed in accordance with Graded competency-based assessment are:
CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved - Graded
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
Students will be eligible for a graded result higher than Competency achieved only if work is submitted on time and competency has been demonstrated on the first assessment attempt. Units assessed as ‘not yet competent’ on a first assessment attempt and ‘competent’ on a second or subsequent attempt are to have results amended to competent but will not be eligible for grading.
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 Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.
https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online:
https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams/assessment

 


Assessment Tasks

AssessmentTasks

Assessment Task 1 - due Week 4
SWOT Analysis

  • carry out a personal SWOT analysis to help you identify changes that need to be made to your professional practice to assist you in utilising your current skills and for planning future skill building.

Assessment Task 2 - due Week 11
Reflective Review

  • explore your styling practice - what makes you unique? how have other stylists made it in the industry?

Assessment Task 3 - due Week 16
Professional Profile

  • You will develop a professional profile to showcase your fashion practice.


Assessment Matrix

 

 

 Assessment Task 1Assessment Task 2Assessment Task 3

Element 1 

Establish personal work goals

 X  X  X

Element 2 

Set and meet own work priorities goals

 X  X  X

Element 3 

Develop and maintain professional competence

 X  X  X

 

 

Other Information

This course is assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment. To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all the assessment to a satisfactory standard.

You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task.

Competency is achieved only if competency has been demonstrated within the standard enrolment period. Students are advised that they may be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to confirm aspects of competency not evidenced in class or through assessments.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online:
https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams/assessment

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters:
https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism - RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. The following link provides important information on the following topics that relates to all courses: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/rights-and-responsibilities/academic-integrity
• Student Feedback at RMIT
• Student Progress
• Special Consideration, appeals, and discipline
• Academic Integrity
• Student Progress Committee (SPC)
• Assessment Grades
• Classification of award

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning:
Credit transfer is the recognition of previously completed formal learning (an officially accredited qualification).
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that allows you to demonstrate competence using the skills you have gained through experience in the workplace, voluntary work, informal or formal training or other life experiences.
Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) RCC applies only if you have previously successfully demonstrated competence in a unit of competency, and now require to be reassessed to ensure that the competence is being maintained.
Please speak to your teacher if you wish to discuss applying for Credit Transfer, RPL, or RCC for the unit(s) of competency addressed in this course.
https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/enrolment/apply-for-credit

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