Course Title: Manage meetings
Part A: Course Overview
Program: C5358 Diploma of Business
Course Title: Manage meetings
Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office
Nominal Hours: 30Regardless 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.
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This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organizing the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes.
It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who are required to organise and manage meetings within their workplace, including conducting or managing administrative tasks in providing agendas and meeting material. They may work as senior administrative staff or may be individuals with responsibility for conducting and chairing meetings in the workplace.
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
National Competency Codes and Titles
National Element Code & Title:
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
1 Prepare for meetings
2 Conduct meetings
3 Follow up meetings
Overview of Assessment
In order to achieve competency in this unit, you must provide:
Evidence of the ability to:
apply conventions and procedures for formal and informal meetings including:
developing and distributing agendas and papers
identifying and inviting meeting participants
organising and confirming meeting arrangements
running the meeting and following up
organise, take part in and chair a meeting
record and store meeting documentation
follow organisational policies and procedures.
Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.
To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:
outline meeting terminology, structures, arrangements
outline responsibilities of the chairperson and explain group dynamics in relation to managing meetings
describe options for meetings including face-to-face, teleconferencing, web-conferencing and using webcams
identify the relevant organisational procedures and policies regarding meetings, chairing and minutes including identifying organisational formats for minutes and agendas.
Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the general administration field of work and include access to:
reference material in regard to meeting venues and technology, catering and transport suppliers
organisational policies and procedures for managing meetings
office supplies and equipment
computers and relevant software
case studies and, where possible, real situations.
Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.
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.