Course Title: Make a presentation

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: COMM5928C

Course Title: Make a presentation

School: 650T TAFE Business

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5281 - Diploma of Business (Public Relations)

Course Contact : Sally Parrott

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5175

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Emily Doig

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


Course Description

This unit applies to individuals who may be expected to make presentations for a range of purposes, such as marketing, training, promotions, etc. They contribute well developed communication skills in presenting a range of concepts and ideas.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCMM401A Make a presentation


1. Prepare a presentation


Performance Criteria:

1.1. Plan and document presentation approach and intended outcomes
1.2. Choose presentation strategies, format and delivery methods that match the characteristics of the target audience, location, resources and personnel needed
1.3. Select presentation aids, materials and techniques that suit the format and purpose of the presentation, and will enhance audience understanding of key concepts and central ideas
1.4. Brief others involved in the presentation on their roles/responsibilities within the presentation
1.5. Select techniques to evaluate presentation effectiveness


2. Deliver a presentation


Performance Criteria:

2.1. Explain and discuss desired outcomes of the presentation with the target audience
2.2. Use presentation aids, materials and examples to support target audience understanding of key concepts and central ideas
2.3. Monitor non-verbal and verbal communication of participants to promote attainment of presentation outcomes
2.4. Use persuasive communication techniques to secure audience interest
2.5. Provide opportunities for participants to seek clarification on central ideas and concepts, and adjust the presentation to meet participant needs and preferences
2.6. Summarise key concepts and ideas at strategic points to facilitate participant understanding


3. Review the presentation

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Implement techniques to review the effectiveness of the presentation
3.2. Seek and discuss reactions to the presentation from participants or from key personnel involved in the presentation
3.3. Utilise feedback from the audience or from key personnel involved in the presentation to make changes to central ideas presented

Learning Outcomes

This unit covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review a presentation to a target audience.

Details of Learning Activities

range of learning activities are planned for this course including self-paced and collaborative classroom based activities.
The self-paced activities will be delivered through various technology platforms and include your contribution to tutorial activities and interactive sessions.
The collaborative classroom based activities will include group discussion, group problem solving activities and opportunities to practice your skills in a simulated/real workplace environment.
We expect you to participate and contribute in all scheduled learning activities

Teaching Schedule

week week commencing topic
1 10 Feb identify marketing opportunities
2 17 Feb idea generation
3 24 Feb strategic maketing factors
4 3 mar innovation
5 10 mar market analysis
6 17 mar asssessment 1 due in class
7 24 mar creative entrepreneurial thinking part 1
8 31 mar creative entrepreneurial thinking part 2
9 7 apr idea screening
10 14 apr intro to presentations
11 28 apr professionalism when presenting
12 5 may assessment 2 due
13 12 may communication and delivering your presentation
14 19 may assessment 3 due in class
15 26 may feedback
16 2 june feedback

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a 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.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including assignments, journals, presentation and written or test.

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.

Assessment Tasks

This course is co-delivered and co-assessed with MKTG5832C Identify and evaluate marketing activities

Assessment 1 Case Study (due week 6)

Full details will be handed out in class


Assessment 2 Research report (due week 12)

Full details will be handed out in class


Assessment 3 Presentation (due week 14)

Full details will be handed out in class

Students are required to complete a max of 3 tasks. All tasks must successfully be completed to be deemed competent in this unit.
(List the assessments ,when due in and any details for all three assessments – take this from your LAT ) For example:
i.e: Assessment Task 1 Requirements Report (Due in class Week 5)
In pairs, students are to decide upon a business or idea for which there is a need for new e-marketing communications including a website and electronic advertisements to convey marketing communications consistent with the organisations marketing objectives. Students can choose to develop the website/advertisements for a real client, …..
They are then to produce a detailed requirements report covering the business needs and to make appropriate recommendations for a new website to be used as part of the organisation’s e-marketing communications….etc
MUST INCLUDE: (insert these words)
More detailed assessment sheets for each assessment task will be disseminated throughout course delivery.
Submission Requirements:
Work to be saved in a word doc or .pdf and uploaded to the assessment tab in your course blackboard shell by required date. Work sent by email will not be marked.
Work submitted after the deadline and without one of the forms below will not be accepted or marked.
Assessment deadline extensions:
Ensure that you submit assessments on or before the due date. If you think you might not make the due date due to circumstances beyond your control, you must apply for an application of extension time BEFORE the due date:
You can apply for an extension of seven or fewer days from the original due date for submission of assignments, projects, or essays. You must lodge it no later than one working day before the original submission due date. See link below for eligibility criteria and forms.
If your performance in the assessment is affected by unexpected circumstances, you should consider applying for Special Consideration. Information on the process and application forms for extension time and special consideration can be found at:;ID=ls0ydfokry9rz.

Always retain a copy of your assessment tasks (hard copy and soft copy).
When you submit work for assessment at RMIT University you need to use a cover sheet that includes a declaration and statement of authorship. You must complete, sign and submit a cover sheet with all work you submit for assessment, whether individual or group work. Cover sheets for submission of work is available from the Student forms website.
It is the student’s responsibility to check their results and complete resubmissions by deadline set (usually within 2 weeks of receiving feedback/results). Students are entitled to one re-submission per assessment. All resubmissions will be marked to competent or non-competent only, no grades will be given. All resubmissions must be received by week 16.


Assessment Matrix

Full details on how this course is assessed against the Unit elements and performance criteria plus critical aspects of evidence can be found in the Learning and Assessment Tool available from your course teacher.

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