Course Title: Manage a project

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2007

Course Code: BUSM9899C

Course ID: 035482

Course Title: Manage a project

School: 345T Creative Media

Program Code: C5128 - Diploma of Audio Visual Technology

Course Contact : Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4976

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Rebekha Naim           Phone: 9925 4345              Email:

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 course will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to manage, analyse, plan, design and organise a corporate audiovisual presentation or event in co-operation with supervising industry professionals from a logistics and financial point of view.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUSADM03A Manage a project

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to the NTIS approved Elements above.

Overview of Learning Activities

Details of Learning Activities

Theory classes, discussion, groupwork, site visits, guest speakers and private study.

Teaching Schedule

Class #1
2 May
SEM 1    Course Outline on Manage a Project and Develop a Budget: Introduction to the Course Guide, resources, assessments and expectations.
Includes: Discussion, class exercise.   
Homework: Decide on the Events (prac) you want to work on

Class #2
9 May
Elements in review:  Determine scope of projects and Develop a plan for the limited project.
Includes: PPT, discussion, class exercise.
NB. Please see SSCC reps about any issues    Go to the online ‘Commonwealth Games Logistic Lecture’ and listen to the audio presentation, making notes as you go (1hr)

Class #3
16 May   
Site visit/Guest Speaker
Includes: Completing a report
NB. SSCC Meeting today   
Homework: Work on assessments

Class #4
23 May   
Elements in review: Administer and monitor the project and Review the project against the plan
Includes: Group practical exercise    
Homework: 1.    Hand in report from last week
                      2.    Work on Assessments

Class #5
30 May   
Site visit/Guest Speaker
Includes: Completing a report   
Homework: Work on assessments

Class #6
6 June   
Rigging and Risk Management: Project Management requirements in regards to rigging, testing and tagging, first aid, EWP and other certificates, laws and common practices.
Includes: Presentation  
Homework:    1.    Hand in report from last week
                         2.    Work on Assessments

Class #7
13 June   
Review: Overview of Manage a Project.
Includes: PPT and discussion of Resource File   
Homework: Work on assessments

Overview of Learning Resources

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Please refer to class hand-outs.

Overview of Assessment

1. Three Practical Tasks   40%
2. Development of an AV Equipment Suppliers File   20%
3. Event Documents Folder   40%

Assessment Tasks

1.    Prac Work     40%
During: March – October 2007
Participate in the planning, implementation and/or pack-up of three agreed Projects. Please see the class hand-out for further details. 
2.    Develop a comprehensive Suppliers File    20%
Due: Wednesday 19th September 2007
Develop a range of AV resources.  Please see the class hand-out for further details.

3.     Event Folder  40%   
Due: Wednesday 11th July 2007
Produce a comprehensive Event Folder on an agreed Project . Please see the class hand-out for further details.

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