Course Title: Investigate International Trade Within a Workplace Environment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6051

Course Title: Investigate International Trade Within a Workplace Environment

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 140.0

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)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business


Course Contact: Kylie Paterson-Jonas

Course Contact Phone: 0399251468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course provides students with the opportunity to provide a holistic response to the international trade process of sourcing and exporting a product in a global business environment.  Students will be accountable to a "real" client writing a Business Export Plan for the client.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Although there are no listed pre-requisites, students need to have completed all courses in the Cert IV and Diploma to have the skills to complete this course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBN106 Investigate International Trade Within a Workplace Environment


Analyse & assess the market for the chosen product

Develop a plan to market the product in an export marketplace

Investigate the choice of a viable export product

Participation as an effective member of a virtual office team to access and share the necessary information to complete the project

Prepare an implementation plan to successfully deliver the product into the target market

Learning Outcomes

See Elements of Competency

Overview of Assessment

Students will be presented with a product to export from a “real” client. In groups students will prepare and present an export plan for the client. Student team meetings will be held in tutorial time – this is mandatory and will be monitored, minuted and marked. Seminar time will be focussed on presenting guest speakers and discussing major issues. Students will spend as much time outside the class researching as inside the classroom. Activities including guest speakers, site visits, and excursions will be held in class times. Students may be responsible for entry fee and transportation costs.

The project will give students the opportunity to but to develop your entrepreneurial skills, To understand the process of international trade (and that is where the majority of your time will be spent) and to give practical experience in exporting.