Course Title: Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: MANU5919C

Course Title: Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5210 - Diploma of Textile Technology and Production Management

Course Contact : Ian Fisher

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9450

Course Contact Email:ian.fisher@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 30

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

None

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN3002B Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes

Element:

1. Confirm and interpret work requirements
2. Develop personal work plan
3. Communicate with relevant personnel
4. Access resources
5. Coordinate work
6. Keep records of work
7. Implement OHS practices

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Work requirements are confirmed with relevant personnel.
1.2 Work requirements are interpreted.
2.1 Steps required to complete work are identified and confirmed with other personnel.
2.2 Quality requirements are confirmed and interpreted.
2.3 Critical deadlines, outcome objectives and sequence of operations are established and documented.
3.1 Relevant personnel are identified and contacted.
3.2 Operation plan is confirmed or altered.
4.1 Specified resources are identified and accessed according to work plan.
4.2 Use expertise of other personnel and learning opportunities to expand ability to meet work targets.
5.1 Work is assessed according to planned steps and quality criteria.
5.2 Work is regularly checked against specifications, established deadlines and identified quality standards and action is taken to rectify work which is not according to requirements.
5.3 Problems are identified and investigated.
5.4 Problems are rectified or reported
6.1 Record system is established.
6.2 Records are kept according to record system procedures.
7.1 OHS practices are identified and followed.
7.2 Action is taken according to OHS practices to prevent accidents and to eliminate risks to personal safety.


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

Lectures, tutorials, online activities, workshops where students are challenged to reflect and debate on different value positions, concepts and issues. They are required to actively engage in case study material, problem solving activities, videos, self-reflection and discussion.


Teaching Schedule

Week Beginning

     

Session – topic              

 

Element
Performance Criteria
Assessment Tasks
9 FebruaryCourse Orientation
Introduction
The week to week workshops
Link to the team project
Assessment overview
Management concepts
- What is Management?
- What do managers do?
Time management
Develop personal work plan
Communicate with relevant personnel
Access resources
Coordinate work
Keep records of work
Implement OHS practices
 task 7
16 FebruaryReview session 1
What is Management
What are the four main functions on management?
SMART objectives
Communication
Recap
Confirm and interpret work requirements
Develop personal work plan
Communicate with relevant personnel
Access resources
Coordinate work
 Task 5
23 FebruaryReview of session 1 and 2
What is communication? ( Part two )
-perception
- barriers
- workplace communication
Online activities
- Learning styles
- Working styles
Develop personal work plan
Communicate with relevant personnel
Access resources
Coordinate work
Keep records of work
 task 5
2 MarchGroup dynamics
Group cohesion
Develop personal work plan
Communicate with relevant personnel
Access resources
Coordinate work
Keep records of work
 task 5
9 MarchTeams and motivation
What is a team?
Stages of team development
What are motivators?
What motivates me?
Develop personal work plan
Communicate with relevant personnel
Access resources
Coordinate work
Keep records of work
 task 6
16MarchIndividual Differences
Values and interests
Own work is monitored against workplace standards and areas for improvement identified and acted upon
Develop personal work plan
Work effectively and cooperatively with others in work team.
Communicate with relevant personnel
Coordinate work
Keep records of work
 task 7
23 MarchTeams and motivation
What is a team?
Stages of team development
Work effectively and cooperatively with others in work team.
Communicate with relevant personnel
Access resources
Coordinate work
 task 6
30 MarchOH&S Implement OHS practices 
6 AprilEaster Holidays  
13 AprilEaster Holidays  
20 April

 Course and assessment review

Review of work to date and overview of remaining  sessions

 

  
27 April TCF industry representatives

Identify relevant legislation and guidelines
 Relevant TCF sectors are identified.
Industry representatives and their roles are identified.

Relevant legislation and guidelines common to employment within TCF sector are identified.
Rights, responsibilities and legal obligations are identified
 task 1
4 May Textile productionWorkplace materials are identified.
Workplace production processes for converting materials into products are identified.
 task 5
11 May Supply chain Workplace supply chains for products are identified. task 4
18 May Quality and continuous improvement Concepts of product quality in workplace are identified
 task 2
25  May Learn skills for productive work Required skills for current work role are identified.
Skill limitations are identified.
Opportunities for further skill development are identified.
Plan for learning required skills is developed with or accepted from the supervisor.
Learning and development activities are participated in.

 task 6
1 June Manage own work
Responsibility is taken for own work tasks and role.
Initiative is used to articulate ideas and suggestions for improvements in own work processes
Problem-solving strategies are used to address problems, inconsistencies or concerns when fulfilling work role
Own work is monitored against workplace standards and areas for improvement identified and acted upon
Work effectively and cooperatively with others in work team.

 task  3

 

task 7

8 June Teams and motivation
What is a team?
Stages of team development
 Work effectively and cooperatively with others in work team. Task 6
15 June Course and assessment review   
22 June Assessment week  


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Supervision Theory and Practice by Kris Cole


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Students will apply the skills associated with performing productive work within a TCF enterprise, which includes working cooperatively with others, communication and problem solving.  Self management and learning are also engaged in to ensure skills are acquired.  Active engagement will be by exploration of case study materials, problem solving activities and exercises, discussion and assessment work.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment                                                   Method                                                         Marks Awarded
No 1                                                Assignment – produce a summary                                  20
No 2                                               Assignment –complete quality test sheet                        10
No 3                                               Assignment – complete a grid                                            10
No 4                                               Assignment –create a flow chart                                        15
No 5                                               Collection of evidence                                                           10
No 6                                               Online activities                                                                      20
No 7                                              Collection of evidence                                                            15


Assessment Matrix

Element

 

task   1          

20%       

 

task   2      

10%

task    3  

10%     

task    4   

15% 

task      5  

10% 

task       6    

   20%

 task        7      

15%

1.Identify key industry representatives and Identify relevant legislation and guidelines Yes - - - - - -
2.Concepts of product quality are identified -Yes - - - - 
3. Employability skills for workplace production - -Yes - - - -
4. Identify production processes and supply chains - - -Yes - - -
5.Describe workplace processes - - - - Yes - -
6.Learn skills for productive work - - - - -Yes -

7.Manage own work

 - - - - - -Yes

Other Information

This guideline maybe subject to change.

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