Course Title: Undertake project work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5366 Diploma of Marketing and Communication

Course Title: Undertake project work

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Julia Makin

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99255175

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the key concpets for developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBPMG522 Undertake project work


1. Define project

2. Develop project plan

3. Administer and monitor project

4. Finalise project

5. Review project

Learning Outcomes

Students will have the skills to play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.

Overview of Assessment


Overview of Assessment

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

Performance Evidence


Evidence of the ability to:

  • define the parameters of the project including:
  • project scope
  • project stakeholders, including own responsibilities
  • relationship of project to organisational objectives and other projects
  • reporting requirements
  • resource requirements
  • use project management tools to develop and implement a project plan including:
  • deliverables
  • work breakdown
  • budget and allocation of resources
  • timelines
  • risk management
  • recordkeeping and reporting
  • consult and communicate with relevant stakeholders to generate input and engagement in planning, implementing and reviewing the project
  • provide support to team members to enable them to achieve deliverables and to transition them as appropriate at completion of the project
  • finalise the project including documentation, sign-offs and reporting
  • review and document the project outcomes.

Knowledge Evidence


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

  • give examples of project management tools and how they contribute to a project
  • outline types of documents and other sources of information commonly used in defining the parameters of a project
  • explain processes for identifying and managing risk in a project
  • outline the organisation's mission, goals, objectives and operations and how the project relates to them
  • explain the organisation's procedures and processes that are relevant to managing a project including:
  • lines of authority and approvals
  • quality assurance
  • human resources
  • budgets and finance
  • recordkeeping
  • reporting
  • outline the legislative and regulatory context of the organisation in relation to project work, including work health and safety (WHS) requirements.

Assessment Conditions


Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the management and leadership – project management field of work and include access to:

  • relevant legislation, regulations, standards and codes
  • relevant workplace documentation and resources
  • case studies and, where possible, real situations
  • interaction with others.


Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

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 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.