Course Title: Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5338 Diploma of Leadership and 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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EMPL7076C

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Sylvia Baroutis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5469

Course Contact Email: sylvia.baroutis@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks.

It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Elements:

1. Establish personal work goals

2. Set and meet own work priorities

3. Develop and maintain professional competence


Learning Outcomes


 


Overview of Assessment

In order to achieve competency in this unit, you must provide:

Performance Evidence

 Evidence of the ability to:

  • use business technology to create and use systems and processes to organise and prioritise tasks and commitments
  • measure and maintain personal work performance including assessing competency against competency standards and seeking feedback
  • maintain an appropriate work-life balance to manage personal health and stress
  • participate in networks
  • develop a personal development plan which includes career objectives and an action plan
  • develop new skills.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, you must:

  • explain principles and techniques involved in the management and organisation of:
    • performance measurement
    • personal behaviour, self-awareness and personality traits identification
    • a personal development plan
    • personal goal setting
    • time
  • discuss management development opportunities and options for self
  • describe methods for achieving a healthy work-life balance
  • outline organisation’s policies, plans and procedures
  • explain types of learning style/s and how they relate to the individual
  • describe types of work methods and practices that can improve personal performance.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the industry capability - workplace effectiveness field of work and include access to:

  • workplace equipment and resources
  • case studies and, where possible, real situations
  • interaction with others.

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Feedback

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions.  You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.