Course Title: Promote team effectiveness

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: EMPL5646C

Course Title: Promote team effectiveness

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4230 - Certificate IV in Audiovisual Technology

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Rebekha Naim
Phone: 03 9925 4345
Email: rebekha.naim@rmit.edu.au

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

There are no pre-requisites

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to promote teamwork. It involves developing team plans to meet expected outcomes, leading the work team, and proactively working with management of the organisation.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness

Element:

1. Plan to achieve team outcomes

Performance Criteria:

1. Plan to achieve team outcomes

Performance criteria1.1 Identify, establish and document team purpose, roles, responsibilities, goals, plans and objectives in consultation with team members
1.2 Support team members in meeting expected outcomes

Element:

2. Develop team cohesion

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Provide opportunities for input of team members into planning, decision-making and operational aspects of work team
2.2 Encourage and support team members to take responsibility for own work and to assist each other in undertaking required roles and responsibilities
2.3 Provide feedback to team members to encourage, value and reward individual and team efforts and contributions
2.4 Recognise and address issues, concerns and problems identified by team members or refer to relevant persons as required

Element:

3. Participate in and facilitate work team

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Actively encourage team members to participate in and take responsibility for team activities and communication processes
3.2 Give the team support to identify and resolve problems which impede its performance
3.3 Ensure own contribution to work team serves as a role model for others and enhances the organisation's image within the work team, the organisation and with clients/customers

Element:

4. Liaise with management

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Maintain open communication with line manager/management at all times
4.2 Communicate information from line manager/management to the team
4.3 Communicate unresolved issues, concerns and problems raised by the team/team members to line manager/management and ensure follow-up action is taken
4.4 Communicate unresolved issues, concerns and problems related to the team/team members raised by line managers/management to the team and ensure follow-up to action is taken


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this unit, you will gain teamwork skills and communication skills essential to successful performance in the audiovisual industry.


Details of Learning Activities

In class learning activities include, but are not limited to:
• lectures
• group discussion
• teacher directed group activities/projects
• work shopping of students’ own projects

Out of class activities include, but are not limited to:
• group project based work
• teacher directed group activities/projects
• diary reflection


Teaching Schedule

 

Teaching schedule
Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.

Week Class contentElements covered
Week 1Focus: Course overview, introduction to the course guide, resources, assessment tasks and expectations.
Includes: Lecture, group discussion and class exercise.
1 - 4
Week 2Focus: Teamwork, leadership and communication theory. Location lighting shoot details to be confirmed
Includes: Lecture, group discussion, teacher directed group activities and work shopping of students own projects.
1 - 4
Week 3Formative assessment: planning work on lighting exercise.
Includes: Lecture, group discussion, teacher directed group activities and work shopping of students own projects.
1 - 4
Week 4Formative assessment: planning work on lighting exercise.
Includes: Lecture, group discussion, teacher directed group activities and work shopping of students own projects.
1 - 4
Week 5Formative assessment: planning work on lighting exercise.
Includes: Lecture, group discussion, teacher directed group activities and work shopping of students own projects.
1 - 4
Week 6Formative assessment: planning work on lighting exercise.
Includes: Lecture, group discussion teacher directed group activities and work shopping of students own projects.
1 - 4
Week 7-10Summative assessment: Location lighting shoot practical work1 - 4
Week 11Formative assessment: Planning work and group presentation to class
Includes: Final review of the competency unit
1 - 4


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Please refer to the relevant URL links, guides and references in the course Blackboard site and World Wide Web.


References


Other Resources

It is recommended that you bring materials to classes and productions to make notes, for example;
• a pen and notepaper
• a laptop computer with word and excel type programs, if you have access to one


Overview of Assessment

Critical aspects of assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit are:
A teamwork plan with details of how it was generated and how it will be monitored so that team goals can be met
Techniques in communicating information, dealing with team conflict and resolving issues
Knowledge of organisational goals, objectives and plans.
 


Assessment Tasks

Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered as essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks. summative assessment tasks in this unit are graded

For further information on the assessments and grading criteria, please refer to the course Blackboard site.

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessments and a grade for the summative assessment.

Please be aware that assessment for this competency is linked to the assessment for Implement Lighting Designs PERF 5064C.

Formative Assessment

1. Planning work: documentation and presentation.
You will devise your lighting groups, and then prepare for your lighting assessment during ‘Promote Team Effectiveness’ class time. You are then expected to discuss the outcomes, cohesion, participation and facilitation of your team in a formal presentation and hand in documentation such as your team members’ roles and responsibilities. The planning work is to be completed during Weeks 3 – 6 with the presentation and documentation due in Week 11.
2. Reflection.
You are expected to answer 10 questions about the outcomes, cohesion, participation and facilitation of your team effectiveness skills during the lighting exercise in May. This is due to be completed in Week 11.

Summative Assessment

3. Practical work.
The teamwork skills demonstrated on the location lighting shoot (practical work). Your team effectiveness competency skills will be observed during the lighting exercise in May.

The details on these assessments and the grading criteria for this competency can be found on the course blackboard site.

Grades used in this unit are as follows:

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


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrated alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration

Other Information


Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.
Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1;



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