Course Title: Lead change in a manufacturing environment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5287

Course Title: Lead change in a manufacturing environment

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face or Internet

Course Contact: Garry Amy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

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Course Description

This unit covers the knowledge and skills needed by people who are given the responsibility of leading change processes in a manufacturing organisation. The change may be occurring in manufacturing or in the support functions of maintenance, office, warehousing etc.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSACMC410A Lead change in a manufacturing environment


1.  Define nature and impact of change

2.  Identify Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)

3.  Liaise with key stakeholders

4.  Develop a strategy to help work teams implement change

5.  Implement change

6.  Monitor implementation of change

Learning Outcomes

This unit requires the application of skills associated with communication, teamwork, problem solving, initiative, enterprise, planning, organising and self management in order to provide leadership in a change environment. This unit has a strong emphasis on planning and change management, but also requires an ability to learn from experience and feed new information back into strategies to improve performance.

Overview of Assessment

The competent person would be able to facilitate the implementation of change by effective communication with all relevant people and by facilitating improvements to the change.