Course Title: Lead and manage team effectiveness

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: GEDU6108C

Course Title: Lead and manage team effectiveness

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5349 - Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher - Rebekha Naim
Ph 9925 4849
Email rebekha.naim@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

In the Live Production industry, much of the work is carried out in teams. In this course you will develop performance plans, lead lighting crews and work with the heads of other production crews.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

Element:

1. Establish team performance plan

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Consult team members to establish a common understanding of team purpose, roles, responsibilities and accountabilities in accordance with organisational goals, plans and objectives

1.2 Develop performance plans to establish expected outcomes, outputs, key performance indicators (KPIs) and goals for work team

1.3 Support team members in meeting expected performance outcomes

Element:

2. Develop and facilitate team cohesion

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Develop strategies to ensure team members have input into planning, decision making and operational aspects of work team

2.2 Develop policies and procedures to ensure team members take responsibility for own work and assist others to undertake required roles and responsibilities

2.3 Provide feedback to team members to encourage, value and reward individual and team efforts and contributions

2.4 Develop processes to ensure that issues, concerns and problems identified by team members are recognised and addressed

Element:

3. Facilitate teamwork

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Encourage team members and individuals to participate in and to take responsibility for team activities, including communication processes

3.2 Support the team in identifying and resolving work performance problems

3.3 Ensure own contribution to work team serves as a role model for others and enhances the organisation’s image for all stakeholders

Element:

4. Liaise with stakeholders

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Establish and maintain open communication processes with all stakeholders

4.2 Communicate information from line manager/management to the team

4.3 Communicate unresolved issues, concerns and problems raised by team members and follow-up with line manager/management and other relevant stakeholders

4.4 Evaluate and take necessary corrective action regarding unresolved issues, concerns and problems raised by internal or external stakeholders


Learning Outcomes


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

You will:

  • plan and work in small production lighting teams in class
  • occasionally lead these teams
  • work in a small production lighting team along side other specialists in a professional or semi-professional setting 


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities in this course include;

  • Knowledge sharing and class discussion
  • Teacher led practical demonstrations
  • Practical equipment installation, testing and operation of lighting equipment in teams
  • Peer learning
  • Workshopping of student projects
  • Industry visits to venues and/or lighting companies
  • Guest speakers from the production lighting industry
  • Peer and teacher feedback


Teaching Schedule

This course is taught in combination with two other units (clustered) CUALGT401 Operate complex lighting EEET7326C and BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace OHTH5955CW

L's = Students new to Production Lighting

P's = Students who have completed a lighting competency previously or had experience in Production Lighting

Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.

GroupClass #Topics/Themes/AssessmentResourcesUnit & Elements
L's1 (Sem 1 wk 1)Who has done Production Lighting? What is involved (what the course will and won't cover). Basic Physics of light. Power loading and different types of power outlets. Typical organisational structures of various lighting crews. Typical lighting system & DMX. Importance of teamwork. Review of Blackboard resources, assessments & course guide. Name game!Online resources, Blackboard and AV presentation system. PPT and whiteboard.Lighting 1-5, Safe 1-4, Team 1-4
P's1 (Sem 1 wk 1&2)Review of Basic Physics of light. Power loading and different types of power outlets. Typical organisational structures of various lighting crews. Typical lighting system & DMX. Importance of teamwork. Review of Blackboard resources, assessments & course guide. Name game!Online resources, Blackboard and AV presentation system. PPT and whiteboard.Lighting 1-5, Safe 1-4, Team 1-4
L's2 (Sem 1 wk 2)What is this? Demonstration that covers industry terminology, equipment recognition, lantern types, their beams, basic use, care and maintenance. Go over analog console operation and use. Safety considerations. Game of Twister!Lighting equipment and rigging in event space & white board. Twister.Lighting 1-3, Safe 1
P's2 (Sem 1 wk 3&4)Operating / programming roles, skills and knowledge on various productions. Ops for bands, theatre, corporate and other. Programming of analog desks (with generic lights).Lighting equipment and rigging in event space & white board.Lighting 1,2,4,5
L's3 (Sem 1 wk 4)Lighting angles' prac in groups of 3-4. Colour session - all students to produce a given colour with the LED fixtures on analog desk. Lantern rigging, families and their beam types. Colour theory and basic lighting design theory.Lighting equipment and rigging in event space & white board.Lighting 1,2,4,5, Team 2-4, Safe 1
P's3 (Sem 1 wk 5&6)Set-up and pack down a small lighting system in teams using M-Series full functionality in teams.Lighting equipment and rigging in event space & white board.Lighting 1-5, Team 2-4, Safe 1
L's4 (Sem 1 wk 6)Common positions in the rig, lighting design theory. Common lighting systems, DMX theory, addressing and soft patching. Lighting documentation and procedures. Watch You Tube on DMX. Tent pole game!AV presentation system and internet. White board. Tent poles!.Lighting 1-3, Team 2
P's4 (Sem 1 wk 7&8)Set-up and pack down a small lighting system in teams using M-Series full functionality in teams.Lighting equipment and rigging in event space & white board.Lighting 1-5, Team 2-4, Safe 1
L's & P's5 (Sem 1 wk 8-10)Ensure a Safe Workplace & Lead and Manage Team effectiveness units covered in detail today. Assessment 1 - Lighting, Team & Safe Knowledge test in Blackboard (to be completed at home).AV presentation system and internet. White board.Team 1-4, Safe 1-4
L's6 (Sem 1 wk 10)Operating / programming roles, skills and knowledge on various productions. Ops for bands, theatre, corporate and other. Programming of analog desks (with generic lights). Assessment 2 - Console set-up & Operate for a live band at the John Curtin Hotel in Teams (off site) for one evening in April/May (date TBC).Lighting equipment and rigging in event space & white board.Lighting 1-5, Team 1-4, Safe 1-4
Mid semester break
P's6 (Sem 1 wk 11&12)MA Wing class; Setting up the console (no lights). Assessment 2 - Console set-up & Operate for a live band at the John Curtin Hotel in Teams (off site) for one evening in April/May (date TBC).MA Wing desk on screen and show live. MA Wings and computersLighting 1-5, Team 2-4, Safe 1
L's7 (Sem 1 wk 12)M-Series class on soft-patching, grouping (without lights).M1 desk on screen and show live. M1 desk & M2Go'sLighting 1-5, Team 2-4, Safe 1
P's7 (Sem 1 wk 13&14)MA Wing class; Soft patching and programming (without lights).MA Wing desk on screen and show live. MA Wings and computersLighting 1-5, Team 2-4, Safe 1
L's8 (Sem 1 wk 14)M-Series class on views , cue lists & 2D plans (without lights).M1 desk on screen and show live. M1 desk & M2Go'sLighting 1-5, Team 2-4, Safe 1
P's8 (Sem 1 wk 15&16)Set-up and pack down a small lighting system in teams using MA Wing in teams.MA Wing desk on screen and show live. MA Wings and computers and lighting equipmentLighting 1-5, Team 2-4, Safe 1
L's9 (Sem 1 wk 16)Set-up and pack down a small lighting system in teams using M-Series full functionality in teams.M1 desk on screen and show live. M1 & M2Go's and computers and lighting equipmentLighting 1-5, Team 2-4, Safe 1
Mid Year Break
P's1 (Sem 2 wk 1&2)Complex MA Wing class in teams (without lights). With Deb HattonMA Wing desk on screen and show live. MA Wings and computersLighting 1-5, Team 2-4, Safe 1
L's2 (Sem 2 wk 2)MA Wing class; Setting up the console (without lights). With Deb HattonMA Wing desk on screen and show live. MA Wings and computersLighting 1-5, Team 2-4, Safe 1
P's2 (Sem 2 wk 3&4)Complex MA Wing class in teams (with lights). With Deb HattonMA Wing desk on screen and show live. MA Wings and computers and lighting equipmentLighting 1 & 4, Team 2-4, Safe 1
L's & P's3 (Sem 2 wk 4-6)Prep for Assessment 3.M Series lighting desksLighting 1 & 4, Team 2-4, Safe 1
L's & P's4 (Sem 2 wk 6-8)Assessment 3 - Console test in class.M Series lighting desks and computersLighting 1-5, Team 1-4, Safe 1-4
L's & P's5 (Sem 2 wk 8-10)Prep for Assessment 4.Lighting equipment and rigging in event space, assessment work sheetsLighting 1-5, Team 1-4, Safe 1-4
Mid semester break
L's & P's6 (Sem 2 wk 10-14)Assessment 4 - Operate Complex Lighting Production in TeamsLighting equipment and rigging in event space, assessment work sheetsLighting 1-5, Team 1-4, Safe 1-4
L's & P's7 (Sem 2 wk 14-16)Production Lighting review and individual feedback sessionsPPT & AV presentaton system, whiteboardLighting 1-5, Team 1-4, Safe 1-4

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Other resources for this course are available online in Blackboard via the Learning Hub in My RMIT (www.rmit.edu.au).


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of your knowledge.


Assessment Tasks

This course is assessed in combination with two other units (clustered) CUALGT401 Operate complex lighting EEET7326C and BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace OHTH5955CW

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment to a satisfactory standard.
You will receive feedback on all assessment and once you have demonstrated competency, you will receive a grade for the graded Assessment Task (refer to MyRMIT for grading rubric).

Assessment 1 - Lighting, Team & Safe Knowledge test online in Blackboard to be completed at home after class 5, semester 1.

Assessment 2 - Console set-up and operate for a live band at the John Curtin Hotel in Teams (offsite) for one evening in April/May (date TBC).

Assessment 3 - Lighting console test in class 4, semester 2.

Assessment 4 - Operate complex lighting production in Teams class 6, semester 2. 

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.
Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment, but which also use graded assessment:

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


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency. These matrices are available through Program Administration.

Other Information

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students

Cover Sheet for Submissions:

You must complete and sign a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions.

http://mams.rmit.edu.au/s1llva641yxuz.pdf

Attendance:

Your learning experience will involve class-based teaching, discussion, demonstration and practical exercises

It is strongly advised that you attend all timetabled sessions. This will allow you to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring you the maximum opportunity to complete this course successfully.

Assessment Feedback:

You will receive spoken and written feedback on all your work.  Where relevant, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/policies/assessment-policy

Student Progress:

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy designed to assist you in achieving your learning potential.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/acadprogress

Adjustments to Assessment (eg. applying for an extension of time):

If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment satisfactorily by the due date, you can choose to apply for an adjustment to your assessment. RMIT University offers a range of adjustments designed to support you in your studies, including an extension of time to complete the assessment.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/adjustment

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism:

RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity

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.

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