Course Title: Undertake project work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5371 Diploma of Business (Public Relations)

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM8720C

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Julia Makin

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5175

Course Contact Email: Julia.makin@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. This unit addresses the management of projects, including 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

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBPMG522A Undertake project work

Elements:

1. Define project

2. Develop project plan

3. Administer and monitor project

4. Finalise project

5. Review Project


Learning Outcomes

You will learn how to apply project-management skills and how to meet the requirement of timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for a project.


Overview of Assessment

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

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the skills to: 

  • communication and negotiation skills to work with team members and other stakeholders to maintain project schedules
  • communication skills to relate to people with diverse abilities and from diverse backgrounds in a culturally appropriate way
  • literacy skills to read, write and review a range of documentation
  • numeracy skills to:
  • analyse data
  • compare time lines and promotional costs against budgets
  • planning and organising skills to develop, monitor and maintain implementation schedules.

 

Knowledge evidence:

 organisation's mission, goals, objectives and operations and how the project relates to them

  • organisational structure, and lines of authority and communication in the organisation
  • relevant legislation and codes from all levels of government that may affect aspects of business operations, including:
  • anti-discrimination legislation
  • codes of practice
  • environmental issues
  • ethical principles
  • WHS
  • privacy laws.

 

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must ensure:

  • access to workplace project documentation

demonstration of all required skills, knowledge and performance in a workplace-based project.

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.