Course Title: Provide leadership across the organisation

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2020

Course Code: BUSM7923C

Course Title: Provide leadership across the organisation

School: 650T Vocational Business Education

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5369 - Diploma of Logistics

Course Contact: Sam Menai

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8805

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

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


Course Description

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate senior leadership behaviour and personal and professional competence. Business ethics are also addressed in this unit.

It applies to individuals who have a role in inspiring and motivating others to achieve organisational goals and to model professionalism in their organisation and industry. Leadership is seen in the context of the organisational mission.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation


1. Communicate organisational mission and goals

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Clarify objectives, values and standards in accordance with organisation’s strategic direction


1.2 Establish linkages between organisational objectives, values and standards and the responsibilities of relevant groups and individuals

1.3 Ensure media and language used is appropriate to individuals and group circumstances

1.4 State clear expectations of internal groups and individuals and explain in a manner which builds commitment to the organisation

1.5 Address expectations of the organisation

1.6 Investigate incidents promptly and communicate results clearly to relevant groups and individuals


2. Influence groups and individuals

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Build trust, confidence and respect of diverse groups and individuals through positive role modelling and effective communication and consultation

2.2 Embrace, resource and effectively implement improvements to organisational and workplace culture

2.3 Demonstrate understanding of the global environment and new technology in work activities

2.4 Ensure actions convey flexibility and adaptability to change and accessibility

2.5 Ensure consultation and participation in decision making occurs with relevant groups and individuals where appropriate

2.6 Ensure decision making takes into account needs and expectations of both internal and external groups

2.7 Ensure decision making occurs in accordance with risk management plans for all options, and within appropriate timeframes

2.8 Ensure that the organisation is represented positively in the media and community


3. Build and support teams

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Assign accountabilities and responsibilities to teams consistent with their competencies and operational plans

3.2 Ensure teams are resourced to allow them to achieve their objectives

3.3 Empower teams and individuals through effective delegation and support for their initiatives

3.4 Create and maintain a positive work environment

3.5 Encourage teams and individuals to develop innovative approaches to the performance of work


4. Demonstrate personal and professional competence

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Model ethical conduct in all areas of work and encourage others to adopt business ethics

4.2 Adapt appropriate interpersonal and leadership styles to meet particular circumstances and situations

4.3 Set and achieve personal objectives and work program outcomes

4.4 Ensure self-performance and professional competence is continuously improved through engagement in a range of professional development activities

4.5 Participate regularly in industry/professional networks and groups

Learning Outcomes

This course is structured to provide students with the optimum learning experience in order to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate senior leadership behaviour and personal and professional competence. Business ethics are also addressed in this unit.

Details of Learning Activities

The learning and assessment process for this unit includes a number of interactive activities that will engage the student in simulated real life simulations. The assessment process will involve presentations conducted by the students, a question and answer section and some some writing activities. These activities are designed to address the assessment criteria and give the student the necessary skills to actively participate in the industry.

Teaching Schedule

Proposed Class Schedule for: Provide Leadership across the Workplace Program_2020

Provide Leadership across the Workplace 
Week Number  Week commencing Date Topic  Activities  Assessment 
Week 1  10.02.2020 Introduction to program & RMIT  Student Induction   
Week 2 17.02.2020 Introduction to Leadership - Habitual response , Human behaviour & Assertiveness development 

Role Play 

EOP Quiz in class

Week 3 24.02.2020 Evaluating performance     
Week 4 02.03.2020

Show leadership in the workplace - Developing a Leadership plan 


Industry Speaker - if available   
Week 5 09.03.2020

Show leadership in the workplace - Developing a Leadership plan & SMART Goals & KPI's

LABOR DAY HOLIDAY - 11/03/2019

Week 6 16.03.2020 Show leadership in the workplace -  Mission / Vision Statements Role Play   
Week 7 23.03.2020 Examining Personal Power     
Week 8 30.03.2020 Front Line Management     
Week 9

week begin: 06.04.2020

break: 09.04.2020 - 15.04.2020

class resume: 16.04.2020

Front Line Management & Research - Assessment preparation  mid semester break   
Week 10


Anzac Day - 25.04.2020

Create a positive work environment  Assessment task 1 - due Friday of this week. cob: 5.00 pm


Week 11 27.04.2020

Create a positive work environment 


Week 12 04.05.2020 Create a positive work environment - Pt2 industry site visit - if possible   
Week 13 11.05.2020 Emotional Intelligence  in the workplace     
Week 14 18.05.2020 Leadership Implementation Plan - Review for Assessment preparation   



Week 15 25.05.2020 Leadership Implementation Plan    Assessment 2
Week 16 01.06.2020 Assessment feedback & review - re-submissions if applicable    
Week 17 17.06.2020

Feedback to students, Final assessment review with students that need to resubmit

10/6/2019 - Queens Birthday 

Final Assessment Review   

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of the requirements in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks, for example:

  • direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate
  • review of final printed documents
  • demonstration of techniques
  • observation of presentations
  • oral or written questioning to assess knowledge of software applications

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.

Performance  Evidence

You will be required to provide evidence of the following skills:

  • clearly communicate the organisation’s objectives, values and standards to a range of stakeholders using appropriate media and language
  • influence, support and provide resources for individuals and groups to:
  1. participate in consultations and decision making processes
  2. contribute to innovation and improvements
  3. achieve their responsibilities and objectives
  • facilitate consultative decision making processes with relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • demonstrate ethical conduct and professional competence and continuing professional development
  • encourage others to adopt business ethics and build their commitment to the organisation.

Knowledge Evidence

You are required to provide evidence of the following:

  • explain business ethics and their application to leadership
  • outline leadership styles and their application in supporting the organisation’s mission, objectives and values
  • explain the impact of legislation in providing leadership in the organisation
  • explain the organisation’s mission, purpose and values
  • describe organisation objectives, plans and strategies
  • explain organisational change processes.


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.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task 1: Part 1:  Trust and Commitment Plan: Student verbal preparation and presentation

Part 2:  Influence groups and individuals: Question with short answer 

Assessment Task 2: 

Part 3: Build and support teams: Question and short answer 

Part 4: Demonstrate personal and professional competence 

Part 5: Targeted communications


Assessment Matrix

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