Course Title: Manage operational plan

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

Course Code: BUSM6227C

Course Title: Manage operational plan

School: 365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5215 - Diploma of Management

Course Contact : Bronwyn Tanti

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9079

Course Contact Email:bronwyn.tanti@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Bronwyn Tanti

bronwyn.tanti@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 60

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

There are no pre-requisites.
 

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans. Management at a strategic level requires systems and procedures to be developed and implemented to facilitate the organisation’s operational plan.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBMGT515A Manage operational plan

Element:

 

Performance Criteria:

1. Develop operational plan


1 1. Research, analyse and document resource requirements and develop an operational plan in consultation with relevant personnel, colleagues and specialist resource managers
1.2 Develop and/or implement consultation processes as an integral part of the operational planning process
1.3 Ensure details of the operational plan include the development of key performance indicators to measure organisational performance
1.4 Develop and implement contingency plans at appropriate stages of operational planning
1.5 Ensure the development and presentation of proposals for resource requirements is supported by a variety of information sources and seek specialist advice as required
1.6 Obtain approval for plan from relevant parties and ensure understanding among work teams involved
 

2. Plan and manage resource acquisition

2.1 Develop and implement strategies to ensure that employees are recruited and/or inducted within the organisation’s human resources management policies and practices
2.2 Develop and implement strategies to ensure that physical resources and services are acquired in accordance with the organisation’s policies, practices and procedures
 

3. Monitor and review operational performance

3.1 Develop, monitor and review performance systems and processes to assess progress in achieving profit and productivity plans and targets
3.2 Analyse and interpret budget and actual financial information to monitor and review profit and productivity performance
3.3 Identify areas of under performance, recommend solutions, and take prompt action to rectify the situation
3.4 Plan and implement systems to ensure that mentoring and coaching are provided to support individuals and teams to effectively, economically and safely use resources
3.5 Negotiate recommendations for variations to operational plans and gain approval from designated persons/groups
3.6 Develop and implement systems to ensure that procedures and records associated with documenting performance are managed in accordance with organisational requirements
 


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Details of Learning Activities

Students will study management of operational plan concepts in the workshop sessions and online (Blackboard discussion) engagement, prescribed exercises and assessment work. These concepts will also be explored through the investigation of appropriate real world and simulated environments.


Teaching Schedule

The teaching schedule is determined after negotiation with the industry partner and the individual student. Generally workshops will be offered on a monthly basis during the academic year. Each workshop will be linked to a unit of competency. Attendance to each workshop will be based on the student’s individual learning plan.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this unit will be through a mix of in-class tasks, workplace based projects, responses to a range of underpinning knowledge questions and the development of an evidence portfolio linked to the unit elements and workplace practice. An upfront assessment to develop an individual learning plan will occur. An individual assessment appointment will be undertaken once per year with each student to allow students to present and discuss workplace evidence.


Assessment Tasks

A student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of this particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
A workplace assessment appointment will be undertaken to allow students to present and discuss workplace evidence: Based on the individual student’s knowledge, skills and experience: an individual learning plan will be negotiated and developed. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including responses to task questions, in class activities and the development of project work in consultation with the Course Coordinator and the student’s workplace. Student will also be asked to complete an evidence portfolio documenting workplace practise as linked to the unit of competency. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their Course Coordinator to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.
 


Assessment Matrix

A combination of activities based on each individual student’s learning plans

BSBMGT515A Manage Operational PlanTask QuestionsIn class activitiesProject WorkCase studyEvidence portfolio of work practise
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