Course Title: Management Skills

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 029750

Program: C5112

Course Title: Management Skills

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 72.0

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)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2007

Course Contact: Loraine Grant

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9145

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

To provide learners with skills and knowledge to:

• Collect information from relevant sources to achieve work responsibilities
• Use appropriate methods to communicate ideas and share information
• Obtain valuable input from internal and external sources for developing and refining new ideas and approaches
• Develop trust and confidence by treating people with integrity, respect and empathy
• Use social, ethical and business standards to develop and maintain positive relationships
• Gain and maintain trust and confidence of peers, colleagues, mentors, project managers and industry customers through competent performance
• Build and maintain relationships and networks by providing benefits for the team and organization
• Manage problems, poor performance and difficult situations through guidance, support, negotiation and corrective action to achieve positive outcomes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles


Establish and manage effective workplace relationships


BSXFMI503A/01 Gather, convey and receive information and ideas

BSXFMI503A/02 Develop trust and confidence

BSXFMI503A/03 Build and maintain networks and relationships

BSXFMI503A/04 Manage difficulties to achieve positive outcomes


Dev/Present Des Concpt/s Wthn Specfd Gdlns 04/5


LMTPDCL05A/01 Research fashion and garment

LMTPDCL05A/02 Generate and select initial concepts in consultation with others

LMTPDCL05A/03 Develop design concepts and details in consultation with others

LMTPDCL05A/04 Cost range/garment in conjunction with production area

LMTPDCL05A/05 Maintain records

Learning Outcomes

Refer to other sections of guide

Overview of Assessment

(1) Project Journal (Individual)

• Team development
• The building of relationships in the team
• The development of trust and confidence
• Support given to team members
• The coaching and mentoring of team members

• Personal work goals/diary
• Decisions made in meetings
• Team problems identified and rectified

(2) Project Report which explains: (individual)
• Strategies for creating & facilitating learning
• Strategies and the methods selected for managing poorly performed team members
• Recommendations for improving effective working relationships to achieve team and
project goals.

(3) Training & Development Plan (Group Presentation)