Course Title: Design and produce business documents
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2012
Course Code: BUSM6232C
Course Title: Design and produce business documents
School: 650T TAFE Business
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5219 - Diploma of International Business
Course Contact : John Fowler
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5666
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Nominal Hours: 80
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
This unit of competency covers using computers and associated devices and office technology to achieve outcomes required in the workplace. The office technology used will include Microsoft Office packages, Internet and email applications.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents
1.1. Select and use appropriate technology and software applications to produce required business documents
Details of Learning Activities
A range of learning activities are planned for this course including self-paced and collaborative class room based activities.
The self-based activities will be delivered through various technology platforms and will include student contribution to wikis and discussion threads, reflective journals, quizzes and interactive sessions.
The collaborative classroom based activities will include group discussion, group problem solving activities and opportunities to practice skills in a simulated workplace environment.
Week and Detail
0. Course overview, skills gap analysis, MS Word - getting started
1. Editing documents, formatting text and paragraphs
2. Formatting documents, using styles, templates and tables
3. Graphics, merging documents
4. Review exercises
5. Student Study Week
6. MS Excel - getting started, building and editing worksheets
7. Formatting a worksheet, working with formulae and functions
8. Advanced functions, working with charts,finalising worksheets
Mid Semester Break
10. Review exercises
11. MS Project - introduction, planning a project
15. Notes and links
17. Finalisation of results, interviews and feedback
No prescribed text
Overview of Assessment
In class exercises each week will focus on the student’s ability to perform tasks and solve problems for the above elements of criteria including select and prepare resources, design document, produce document and finalise document
Assignment will present students with an opportunity to produce professionally reasoned and practical solutions to scenarios provided as learning tools.
Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to the teacher to ensure that the relevant competenct standards are met. Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.
Assessment comprises: Assessments on MS Word, MSExcel, MS Project,MS PowerPoint Project and Presentation
Task One - completion of folio exercises
Task Two - completion of folio exercises
Task Three Group presentation of completed project
Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including in-class exercises, problem-solving exercises, assignments, group or individual projects, presentations and written or practical tests, as well as homework activities.
Other activities may be workplace-based or simulate work practices. These may include the production of technical requirements documents, direct observation of workplace practices and the presentation of a portfolio of evidence. This portfolio may include documents, photographs, video and/or audio files.
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. Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.
Critical aspects of assessment
The critical aspects of assessment are:
• Validity – the assessment tool is designed and implemented so that it measures performance accurately and precisely
• Reliability – the assessment tool is designed and implemented so that the measurements received are consistent over a period of time or a number of assessment events
• Fairness – the assessment tool is designed and implemented so that it is non-discriminatory and unambiguous
• Flexibility – the assessment tool is designed to allow for its application in a range of different contexts and conditions, and uses a range of methodologies.
Graded Assessment at RMIT
At RMIT, the grades to be used for VET programs are:
DNS - Did not submit for assessment
NYC - Not yet competent
CAG - Competency achieved – graded
CC - Competent with credit
CDI - Competent with distinction
CHD - Competent with high distinction
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