Course Title: Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5247

Course Title: Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 95.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

POLI5042C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Mandy Morrison

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254065

Course Contact Email: mandy.morrison@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

You will explore the knowledge and skills required to work within community and government structures to enable community development processes.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCD516B Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes

Elements:

1. Work within the structures and process of the organisation

2. Assess extent to which organisation supports community development work

3. Utilise all levels of government for community development activities and projects

4. Maintain the profile of community development work within the organisation

5. Maintain management support for community development activities and projects


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.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment activities for this course require you to demonstrate your skills and knowledge about  the influence and impact of organisational structures, policies  and management systems on Community development activities and how you have represented and promoted community development activities within the organisation. You will also be required  to demonstrate your understanding of  the Australian government and it’s systems in relation to funding opportunities, legal frameworks and policies.  Assessment includes written responses embedded within the  project portfolio, a presentation to the class and a written report. Assessment is ongoing throughout the course.