Course Title: Undertake project work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

Course Code: BUSM7879C

Course Title: Undertake project work

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5218 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nicole McKinnon
nicole.mckinnon@rmit.edu.au
99254375

Kieran Doolan
kieran.doolan@rmit.edu.au
99254110

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

N/A

Course Description

This unit of competency, Undertake Project Work BSBPMG522A is delivered in the class Design Studio 2, together with Ensure a safe workplace BSBWHS501A and Establish Networks BSBREL401A. This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to successfully undertake project based work of a fixed duration in the interactive and digital media industries.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBPMG522A Undertake project work

Element:

1. Define project

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Access project scope and other relevant documentation
1.2 Define project stakeholders
1.3 Seek clarification from delegating authority of issues related to project and project parameters
1.4 Identify limits of own responsibility and reporting requirements
1.5 Clarify relationship of project to other projects and to the organisation's objectives
1.6 Determine and access available resources to undertake project 

Element:

2. Develop project plan

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Develop project plan in line with the project parameters
2.2 Identify and access appropriate project-management tools
2.3 Formulate risk-management plan for project, including work health and safety (WHS)
2.4 Develop and approve project budget
2.5 Consult team members and take their views into account in planning the project
2.6 Finalise project plan and gain necessary.

Element:

3. Administer and monitor project

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Take action to ensure project team members are clear about their responsibilities and the project requirements
3.2 Provide support for project team members, especially with regard to specific needs, to ensure that the quality of the expected outcomes of the project and documented time lines are met
3.3 Establish and maintain required record-keeping systems throughout the project
3.4 Implement and monitor plans for managing project finances, resources and quality
3.5 Complete and forward project reports as required to stakeholders
3.6 Undertake risk management as required to ensure project outcomes are met
3.7 Achieve project deliverables

Element:

4. Finalise project

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Complete financial record keeping associated with project and check for accuracy
4.2 Ensure transition of staff involved in project to new roles or reassignment to previous roles
4.3 Complete project documentation and obtain necessary sign-offs for concluding project 

Element:

5. Review project

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Review project outcomes and processes against the project scope and plan
5.2 Involve team members in the project review
5.3 Document lessons learned from the project and report within the organisation. 


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of this unit you will have experienced and developed the skills required to independently undertake fixed term projects in the interactive and digital media industries.


Details of Learning Activities

 Learning activities will consist of:
• in class activities
• out-of-class activities
• peer teaching and class presentations
• online research
• group discussion
• independent project based work
• screenings
• guest lecturers
• teacher directed group activities/projects.


Teaching Schedule

  Class content for Design Studio 2Assessment tasks  Elements undertake project work
BSBPMG522A
Elements
Establish Networks
BSBREL401A 
 Ensure a Safe Workplace
BSBWHS501A
week 1
 
 Introduction to Design Studio 2

(Undertake project work BSBPMG522A, Establish Networks BSBREL401A and Ensure a Safe workplace BSBWHS501A)


Production Workshop: Motion Graphics Group project 1
- Establish a group
- Complete pre-production material
 

  1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3, 4
 week 2 Film screening and folio workshop:

Introduction to Design 2 Project,

Introduction to Worksafe Victoria: http://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/WorkSafe/Home/
A guide to health and safety in the office. 
 

  1, 2 1 1, 2, 3, 4
 week 3 Production Workshop:
Motion Graphics group project 1

- Establish a group
- Complete the Motion Graphics Group project 1


Ensure a Safe Workplace: A guide to health and safety in the office

Formative

Design Studio Assessment 1A:
3 concepts for Design 2 Project. Due week 3.

 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 1, 2, 3 3
 week 4 Film screening and folio workshop

Design 2 Project:
• Pitch 3 concepts for Design 2 Project, to get feedback.

• What is a synopsis and Treatment?

Ensure a Safe Workplace: A guide to health and safety in the office

  1, 2, 3 1, 2 3
 week 5 Film screening and Design Studio

Design 2 Project: Reviewing the requirements for Pre-production material including ensuring a safe project.


Industry speakers – RMIT Higher Ed pathways.
To be confirmed.

Formative

Design Studio Assessment 1B: Synopsis + Treatment for Design 2 Project document
Due week 5
Formative

  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 1, 3
 week 6 Film screening and Design Studio

Design 2 Project: Working on pre-production documents, for Design 2 Project - get feedback.

   1, 2, 3, 4, 5 1, 2 1, 3, 4
 week 7 Production Workshop:

Motion Graphics group project 2
- Establish a group
- Complete pre-production material

Discuss Design Studio Assessment 3A: Ensure a Safe Workplace: Setting up your Workplace

Formative

Design Studio Assessment 1C:
Pre-production docs for Design 2 Project
Due week 7

  1, 2, 3, 4,  1, 2, 3,  1, 2, 3, 4,
 week 8 Production Workshop:

Motion Graphics group project 2

 

- Establish a group
- Complete the Motion Graphics Group project 2

Ensure a Safe Workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

 

  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3. 4
 week 9 Film screening and Production workshop:
Advanced Diploma students to present Project Rough Cut - 75% complete

 

Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

  5, 1, 2, 3 3
 week 10 Film screening and Design Studio:

Design Project 2, continue working on progress, receive feedback

Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

   1, 2, 3 1, 3
 week 11Film screening and Design Studio:

Design Project 2 Progress presentation

Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

Formative

Design Studio Assessment 1D: Design Project 2 Progress presentation
week 11

 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 1, 2, 3 3
 week 12Film screening and Design Studio:

Advanced Diploma students to present Project Rough Cut - 100% complete.

Design Project 2, continue working on progress, receive feedback


Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

  5 1, 2, 3 2
 week 13 Film screening and Design Studio:

Design Project 2, continue working on progress, receive feedback

Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

  1, 2, 3 1, 2 2
  week 14 Film screening and Design Studio:

Design Project 2, continue working on progress, receive feedback

Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

  1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3. 4
 week 15Film screening and Folio panel presentation

 

 Design Studio Assessment 1E: Submit completed Design Project 2 Summative 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 1, 2, 3 2
 week 16Film screening and Design Studio

Finalise assessment tasks.

  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 1, 2, 3 2


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Resources and useful links will be supplied via Blackboard.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks include ongoing class exercises and design and development of various interactive, animated and composited projects.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment for this course consist of graded (Summative) and ungraded (Formative) results. Ungraded tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered as essential building blocks for more substantial (graded) assessment tasks.

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive verbal feedback on all assessment during the Design Studio classes.
Assessment tasks include ongoing class exercises and design and development of various interactive, animated and composited projects.

Formative Assessment Task
Design Studio Assessment 1A:
3 concepts for Design 2 Project.
Due week 3
See Assessment task brief in Design Studio Assessment task folder on Blackboard

Formative Assessment Task
Design Studio Assessment 1B:

Synopsis + Treatment for Design 2 Project document
Due week 5
See Assessment task brief in Design Studio Assessment task folder on Blackboard


Formative Assessment Task
Design Studio Assessment 1C:
Pre-production docs for Design 2 Project
Due week 7
See Assessment task brief in Design Studio Assessment task folder on Blackboard

Formative Assessment Task
Design Studio Assessment 1D:
Design Project 2 Progress presentation
Due week 11
See Assessment task brief in Design Studio Assessment task folder on Blackboard


Summative Assessment Task

Design Studio Assessment 1E:
Submit completed Design Project 2
Completed Project Review
Due week 15

See Assessment task brief in Design Studio Assessment task folder on Blackboard

Grades used in this course are as follows:

CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved - Graded
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration.

Other Information

Attendance
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that students attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.

Feedback - You will receive spoken and written feedback from teachers on your work. Where appropriate, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. You can apply in writing for up to a week’s extension from your course teacher. If you need a longer extension, you wil need to apply for special consideration. Special consideration, appeals and discipline http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism - RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n

Work Placement:
It is a requirement of this program that all students participate in authentic work related tasks. These may be either simulated or in a real work environment. On occasion, we are approached by industry and given opportunities for students to apply for short term placements. When these placement opportunities arise, students are required to negotiate the specific details with the relevant program coordinator or teacher. All industry placements require students, RMIT staff and host organisations to sign a written agreement prior to the commencement of the placement.

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