Course Title: Present proposed courses of action to meeting

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: BUSM5860C

Course Title: Present proposed courses of action to meeting

School: 155T Life & Physical Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3183 - Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

Course Contact : Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8323

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 40

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

There are none

Course Description

This competency standard covers the process of providing formal or semi-formal presentations to a meeting to obtain consent for a course of action or as part of a program submission. It requires the ability to seek
information from sources of knowledge and advice, develop solutions on own or in small groups, design a course of action and documentation and present recommendations to a meeting. Presenting proposed courses of action to meeting requires a knowledge of sources of knowledge and advice appropriate to submission, structure for presenting reasoned submissions, basic costing and cost/benefit analysis and cultural
viewpoints in the community.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

RTD3814A Present proposed courses of action to meeting


1. Develop course of action and documentation

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Course of action related to goal, action strategy, project or
issue is identified to solve a problem or to advance the group.
1.2 Alternative courses of action are identified and compared to proposed course of action to find best alternative.
1.3 Known legislative and ethical requirements and diverse viewpoints are identified for inclusion in course of action.
1.4 Reason(s) for proposed course of action are identified including costs and benefits, for inclusion in presentation.


2. Present recommendation(s)

Performance Criteria:

Recommendations are presented to committee with reasons for
2.2 Reasons for selection of preferred course of action over
alternatives are presented to committee as required for its

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

All learning activities will take placeon the land of the Windamara Aboriginal Corporation and on associated field trips to sites of cultural significance.They will include classroom based learning, discussions, group work and site visits.

Teaching Schedule

The teaching schedule is flexible and determined in consultation with the workplace to accommodate work schedules and important cultural activities. In general teaching will be conducted in blocks of 3 -4 days when the teacher and accompanying indigenous Elder visit the work based site.The teaching schedule depends entirely on the seasonal work imperatives of the Budj Bim Rangers.Generally visits of 2-5 days take place on average every 4-6 weeks.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

There are none


Other Resources

Workplace processes and procedures documents.A wide range of practical equipment is available, and used regularly in the day to day activities of the Budj Bim Rangers.

Two Aboriginal Mentors are employed by the Winda Mara Aboriginal Corporation to work with the students on a day to day basis, ensuring responsible work practices.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include verbal questioning and role plays.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment of students takes place predominantly in the workplace, with some classroom based activities for re-inforcement and deepening of learning.

Assessment methods include:

On the Job observation;
Group learning activities (class-room and field based);
Field trip activities
Question & Answer (Class and field);
Third Party endorsement (Supervisor and / or Mentor)
Generally more than one form of Assessment mentioned above is required for Competency to be recognised.

Assessment Matrix

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