Course Title: Improve cost factors in work practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5210

Course Title: Improve cost factors in work practices

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2009,
Term1 2010

Course Contact: Rafael Beltran

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9179

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to improve cost factors in work practices. Students will assess the relative costs of alternatives and use this in decision making to the betterment of throughput and cycle times.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MCMT430A Improve cost factors in work practices


1. Analyse cost components of team’s functions
2. Improve cost efficiency of team processes

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Students will study the course, Improve cost factors, in tutorials, prescribed exercises and assessment work.