Course Title: Manage operational plan
Part A: Course Overview
Program: C5376 Diploma of Logistics
Course Title: Manage operational plan
Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office
Nominal Hours: 70Regardless 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 Contact: Tim Wallis
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5423
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans.
Management at a strategic level requires systems and procedures to be developed and implemented to facilitate the organisation’s operational plan.
This unit applies to individuals who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plan.
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
National Competency Codes and Titles
National Element Code & Title:
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
1. Develop operational plan
2. Plan and manage resource acquisition
3. Monitor and review operational performance
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Overview of Assessment
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.
You must provide evidence of the ability to:
develop and implement an operational plan using a variety of information sources and consultation (including using specialist advice if required) which includes:
- resource requirements
- key performance indicators
- monitoring processes
- contingency plans
communicate effectively with relevant stakeholders to explain the plan and supporting information, seek approvals, negotiate variations and engage work teams
develop and implement strategies to achieve the operational plan within the organisation’s policies, practices and procedures including:
- recruiting, inducting and developing personnel
- acquiring physical resources and services
- protecting intellectual property
- making variations to the plan
- monitoring and documenting performance.
To complete the unit requirements effectively, you must:
- describe models and methods for operational plans
- explain the role of an operational plan in achieving the organisation’s objectives
- explain budgeting processes
- list alternative approaches to developing key performance indicators to meet business objectives
- outline the legislative and regulatory context relevant to the operational plan of the organisation
- outline the organisation’s policies, practices and procedures that directly relate to the operational plan.
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.