Course Title: Make a presentation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5371 Diploma of Business (Public Relations)

Course Title: Make a presentation

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM5928C

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Sally Parrott

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5175

Course Contact Email: sally.parrott@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review a presentation to a target audience.

 

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCMM401A Make a presentation

Elements:

1. Prepare a presentation

2. Deliver a presentation

3. Review the presentation


Learning Outcomes

Learners will develop communication skills for presenting a range of concepts and ideas. They will learn how to make presentations for a range of purposes, such as marketing, training, promotions, etc. 


Overview of Assessment

Overview of Assessment

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

Evidence of the following:

  • preparation, delivery and evaluation of the effectiveness of at least two presentations related to the candidate's occupation or area of interest
  • knowledge of the principles of effective communication.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:  

  • culturally appropriate communication skills to relate to people from diverse backgrounds and people with diverse abilities
  • facilitation and presentation skills to communicate central ideas of a message in an informative and engaging manner, and to utilise verbal and non-verbal techniques to sustain participant engagement
  • literacy skills to prepare presentation information and to write in a range of styles for different target audiences.

Knowledge Evidence

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

  • data collection methods that will support review of presentations
  • industry, product/service
  • key provisions of relevant legislation from all forms of government that may affect aspects of business operations, such as:
  • anti-discrimination legislation
  • ethical principles
  • codes of practice
  • privacy laws
  • environmental issues
  • occupational health and safety
  • principles of effective communication
  • range of presentation aids and materials available to support presentations

Assessment Conditions

A range of assessment methods should be used to assess practical skills and knowledge. The following examples are appropriate for this unit:

  • demonstration of preparation, delivery and evaluation of a presentation
  • direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate
  • observation of presentations
  • review of selected presentation aids, materials and techniques
  • review of briefing provided for others involved in the presentation
  • evaluation of techniques implemented to review the effectiveness of the presentation
  • 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.