Course Title: Show leadership in the workplace

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: BUSM6236C

Course Title: Show leadership in the workplace

School: 650T TAFE Business

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4222 - Certificate IV in International Trade

Course Contact : Tim Wallis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5423

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Ted Egan

Barry Whyms

Nominal Hours: 50

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


Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work with teams and individuals, the standard of conduct and the initiative supervisors and managers take in influencing others, and includes work carried out in routine and non-routine procedures which require the exercise of some discretion and judgement

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBMGT401A Show leadership in the workplace


1. Model high standards of management performance and behaviour

2. Enhance organisation's image

3. Make informed decisions

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Use organisation’s standards and values in conducting business
2.2. Question, through established communication channels, standards and values considered to be damaging to the organisation
2.3. Ensure personal performance contributes to developing an organisation which has integrity and credibility
3.1. Gather and organise information relevant to the issue/s under consideration
3.2. Facilitate individuals and teams active participation in decision making processes
3.3. Examine options and assess associated risks to determine preferred course/s of action
3.4. Ensure decisions are timely and communicate them clearly to individuals and teams
3.5. Prepare plans to implement decisions and ensure they are agreed by relevant individuals and teams
3.6. Use feedback processes effectively to monitor the implementation and impact of decisions

Learning Outcomes


Details of Learning Activities

Students can expect a wide range of learning activities inclusing case studies, workshops, tests and classroom discussions

Teaching Schedule


1.Introduction and course overview

2. Organisational culture

3.Ethics in business

4. Leading by example

5. Leadership

6. Motivation

7. Decision making

8.  Decision making

9. Planning and goal setting

10. Team facilitation

11. Performance management

12. Communication/feedback

13. Presentation skills

14. Course Review

15. Final Test

16. Individual interviews and student feedback17.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts



Dickie, L and Dickie, C, 2006, Cornerstones of Management - Skills and Practice, Rilde Publishing, Australia

Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including in class exercises, written tests, presentations and a major group project.

Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.   Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.

Assessment Tasks

1.  Assessment One - LLN test

2. Assessment Two - Workshops

3. Assessment Three - major Case Study

Assessment Matrix

Marking Guide (Grading)

After achievement of competency we then grade your performance in this course and this gives you the opportunity to have the level of your performance formally recognised against industry standards and employability skills.

You will receive one of the following grades

CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved - Graded
NYC Not yet Competent
DNS Did not Submit for Assessment

This grading is in accordance with the following criteria:

1. Level of Independence, Initiative, Enterprise and Performance of Work Task
We are looking for you to demonstrate broad individual research to support your business implementation and complete the stated requirements

2. Demonstrated Breadth of Underpinning Knowledge and a Willingness to Continue Learning
We are looking for your plan to show and demonstrate an excellent understanding of the industry and reference to industry and other relevant documents

3. Techniques and Processes, Technology Skills and Problem Solving
We are looking for you to comply with designated format and presentation of the Major Project

4. Work Organisation, Planning and Self-Management
We expect to see ongoing uploading of information into your document that is relevant to the course with full utilisation of the Blackboard as per course requirements and with timely submission of all required material

5. Communication Skills, People Networking, Language and Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork
We expect to see regular attendance and class involvement in relevant discussions in the scheduled sessions, utilisation of relevant networking tools as outlined in the Blackboard, and your report to be present4ed using appropriate business language,

Course Overview: Access Course Overview