Course Title: Manage a complex community sector organisation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C0044

Course Title: Manage a complex community sector organisation

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 95.0

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


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies


Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Bronwyn Tanti

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9079

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required to manage an organisation with the complexities of the community sector work environment. The knowledge and skills of this course should be used by workers involved in higher level practice and/or management in the community sector.
The course reflects specific requirements in relation to management of medium sized organisations in the community sector, where responsibilities span a broad range of management functions at the highest level of the organisation.

This course is delivered and assessed with the following courses - CHCPOL701B: research evidence to advance policy and practice and CHCMGT803B: Provide strategic leadership.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMGT801B Manage a complex community sector organisation


1.Manage human resource issues in community sector organisation

2.Maintain organisational relationships to support community sector work

3.Manage organisation systems

4.Influence the policy environment

5.Manage finance issues

6.Oversee contract management

7.Manage governance issues

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include a project, a presentation and blackboard discussion.