Course Title: Manage business document design and development

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5136

Course Title: Manage business document design and development

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business


Term1 2009

Course Contact: Miranda Bryant

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5464

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers skills and knowledge required to establish standards for the design and production of organisational documents and to manage document design and production processes to ensure agreed standards are met. This course is co-assessed with Plan or Review Administration Systems BUSM9956C.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBADM506A Manage Business Document Design and Development


1.  Establish documentation standards

2.  Manage template design and development

3.  Develop standard text for documents

4.  Develop and implement strategies to ensure the use of standard documentation

5.  Develop and implement strategies for maintenance and continuous improvement of standard documentation

Learning Outcomes

Learning activities will include online and class-based exercises, demonstration and observation in order to develop competency, including the underpinning skills and knowledge required for this competency.

Overview of Assessment

Students must demonstrate competency in all elements of this course to be deemed competent.  Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of competency in a flexible manner.  Assessments will incorporate a variety of methods:  online and class exercises, homework, the development of a range of complex standard documentation and a test.  Due to the complex nature of this competency, students may be required to demonstrate competency in any element more than once.  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.  In addition, formative feedback will be provided to students throughout the course.