Course Title: Organise business travel
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2009
Course Code: OFFC5202C
Course Title: Organise business travel
School: 650T TAFE Business
Campus: City Campus
Program: C4223 - Certificate IV in Business Administration
Course Contact : Hazel Sims
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1316
Course Contact Email:email@example.com
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Nominal Hours: 20
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
This course covers the skills and knowledge required to organise domestic and overseas business travel, including developing associated itineraries, booking travel and accommodation, preparing travel related documentation and making travel arrangements.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
BSBADM406B Organise business travel
Arrange credit facilities
3.1 Methods of payment are checked and confirmed
Make travel arrangements
2.1 Bookings are made in accordance with organisational policies and procedures for business travel
Organise Business itinerary for domestic and overseas travel
1.1 Purpose of domestic and overseas travel, budgets, meeting requirements and traveller preferences are confirmed
Details of Learning Activities
Learning activities will include class-based theory and discussion based on the textbook, industry practice, presentations, researching the Internet, library, DVDs and visits to Travel Agents.
FULL TIME - Weekly Schedule
What do we know about business travel?
The Learning Hub
|Week 13||Organise business itinerary for domestic and overseas travel||
Chapter 1 (1-10)
How to plan a business itinerary
Revise Assessment requirements
|Week 14||Make travel arrangements||
Chapter 2 (Page 11-15)
Making travel and accommodation reservations
Confirming and recording travel information
Arrange credit facilities
Chapter 3 (Page 16-19)
Existing accounts and determining the best payment method
Arranging debit or credit facilities
|Week 16||Plan and review travel project||
Travel Group Presentations Due (30%)
|Week 17||Feedback and review||Travel Project Due (70%)|
|Week 18||Feedback and review|
Custom Text: Aspire (2009) RMIT TAFE Business School Certificate IV, Organise Business Travel
Overview of Assessment
Students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular unit of competency to be deemed competent. Students are advised that they will be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievements of each competency. Assessments will incorporate a variety of methods: direct questioning combined with a review of portfolios of evidence, review of authenticated documents from the training environment and demonstration of techniques.
In addition to the assessments, formative feedback is provided to the students throughout the duration of the course.
FULL TIME ONLY
Travel Project - Due Week 17 (70%)
In a small group of THREE, students will create a travel project based on the assignment criteria given in class and available on the Learning Hub. The travel project consists of preparing travel documentation for a business trip. This is evidence of the students’ classroom learning and practical application of their skills. Refer to the Learning Hub for the marking criteria sheet and details of the project requirements.
Group Presentation based on Travel Project - Due Week 16 (30%)
Based on the travel project scenario, students will make their small group presentation using the marking criteria as a guide. The presentation will include both the theory introduced in the classroom and evidence of research of the travel project. PowerPoint will not be used, however Internet WebPages may be referred to. Each student will present a section of work ensuring the whole project is addressed in the presentation.
|Element||Travel Project (70%)||Group Presentation (30%)|
|Organise business itinerary for domestic and overseas travel||YES||YES|
|Make travel arrangements||YES||YES|
|Arrange credit facilities ||YES||YES|
A pass in an assessment piece will result in a grade for the student. Where a pass is achieved competency for that assessment is given. Where a pass is not achieved in any assessment piece a NYC (Not Yet Competent) grade will be given. Competency MUST be achieved for each element of competency within a competency standard for a pass grade (or higher grade) to be given. Where competency for all elements of competency is not achieved, an overall NN grade will result.
Submission of written work/assessment
All written work or assessments must be lodged by the due date in the format specified for the particular assessment task on the individual marking guidelines. Written assessments must have a footer containing: student name, student number, course code, title of the assessment and the teacher’s name.
All work should be stapled and plastic pockets or plastic binders should not be used.
Attach a signed Assignment Cover Sheet to each submission of written work or assessment. All parts of the Assignment Cover Sheet must be clearly filled out. The Cover Sheets are available near the lifts on Level 13.
This course/competency includes the employability skills listed below which are assessable under the Business Services Training Package.
In order to be able to effectively demonstrate the required employability skills during the course, students should participate and aim to attend punctually. Students are required to contribute to 80% plus of the required classes. Please note that employability skills are assessed across the entire program.
Employability skills are a core component of the competency and if a student is unable to effectively demonstrate these skills within the competency, a mark of NYC (Not Yet Competent) will be given for the course.
Employability skills identified for this course are:
Planning and organising
From July 2008 students issued with Training Package qualifications have been informed by their Registered Training Organisation that Employability Skills Summaries for Training Package qualifications can be downloaded from http://employabilityskills.training.com.au . Registered Training Organisations are required to add the mandatory sentence providing the URL for the Employability Skills Summaries to Training Package to qualification testamurs from 1 January 2009. The Australian Qualification Framework Implementation Handbook has been amended to show this requirement.
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