Course Title: Develop and implement a business plan
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2009
Course Code: BUSM7755C
Course Title: Develop and implement a business plan
School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6065 - Advanced Diploma of Spatial Information Services
Course Contact : Stephen Larsen Program Coordinator
Course Contact Phone: (03) 9925 4742
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Thierry Demathieu - spatial teacher - (03) 9925 8359 - email@example.com
Nominal Hours: 40
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 covers developing a business plan for an organisation as a guide to achieving specified business objectives
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
PRSIR25A Develop and implement a business plan
Establish business objectives and monitoring system
1.1 A clear statement about the desired direction of the business is agreed, clearly communicated to all stakeholders and adjusted based on feedback received
Formulate and document business plan
4.1 Schedule of activities to achieve required outcomes is prepared
Identify support requirements to achieve objectives
2.1 Specialist services, skills, and resources available within the organisation are identified
Prepare financial forecasts
3.1 Sources of income are accurately identified
Details of Learning Activities
Teacher led :
Computer Lab, classroom or tutorial instruction in the requirements and related tasks associated with developing and implementing a business plan including the use of computers and relevant software/s, capabilities of survey methodologies and technologies in a simulated workplace environment.
Maintain client and staff dealings using written, oral and/or electronic communications.
Organise management strategies to develop and implement a business plan to industry standards.
Carry out individual exercises comprising research, planning, analysis, computations, data compilation, appraisal and presentation.
Compilation of Portfolio of the business plan development and implementation, examples of work, management reports and data management records.
Session2: Business Structure
Session3: Business planning
Session4: Accounting principles
Session5: Accounting documents
Session6: Earning capacity and financial stability
Session7: Monitoring financial performance
Session8: Prepare a cash flow budget
Session9: Managing business taxes
Session10: Preparing income and expenditure projections
Session11: implement financial strategies
Session12: Case study
Session13: ACSIS risk management and professional indemnity insurance
Session17: Summary of exam
Acts and Regulations, Occupational Health and Safety Commission.
A Bannister and S Raymond, Surveying, 6th edition, 1992, Pitman
Elfick Fryer Brinkner Wolf, Elementary Surveying, 9th edition, 1994, Harper Collins
F A Shepard, Advanced Engineering Surveying problems and solutions, Arnold.
William Irvine, Surveying for Construction, McGraw Hill
http://www.rmit.edu.au/ - Online@RMIT – Program and Course information, documents, resources and links.
http://www.lands.vic.gov.au/ - Land Channel (Victoria) - Survey Mark Enquiry Service, GPSnet, Maps & Images, Property Information, Land Management.
http://www.isaust.org.au - Institute of Surveyors, Australia
http://www.mappingsciences.org.au - Mapping Sciences Institute, Australia
http://www.anzlic.org.au - ANZLIC: Australian and New Zealand Spatial Information Council
http://www.surveyorsboard.vic.gov.au - Surveyors Board, Victoria – Survey Practice Handbook, Key Legislation for Surveyors.
http://www.icsm.gov.au/ - Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping - Standards and Practices for Control Surveys
http://www.ga.gov.au/ - Geoscience Australia – National Mapping Agency, Geocentric Datum of Australia, GPS
Overview of Assessment
This course is to be delivered and assessed as part of a Land Development Project within a simulated workplace environment and under a normal range of work conditions.
The assessment is done through a combination of:
• Practical and theoretical exercises carried out in a simulated workplace
• Production of documents associated with the elements of this competency to industry standards
• Presentation of a portfolio in accordance with the program standards (SIS Quality Plan) including references, coursework, reports and business management records.
Assessment 1 = Business Structure (5%)
Assessment 2 = Business planning (5%)
Assessment 3 = Accounting principles (5%)
Assessment 4 = Accounting documents (5%)
Assessment 5 = Earning capacity and financial stability (5%)
Assessment 6 = Monitoring financial performance (5%)
Assessment 7 = Prepare a cash flow budget (5%)
Assessment 8 = Managing business taxes (5%)
Assessment 9 = Preparing income and expenditure projections (5%)
Assessment 10 = implement financial strategies (5%)
Assessment 11 = Exam (50%)
Element: Establish business objectives and monitoring system = Assessment 1, 6, 8, 11
Element: Formulate and document business plan = Assessment 1, 4, 9, 11
Element: Identify support requirements to achieve objectives = Assessment 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 11
Element: Prepare financial forecasts = Assessment 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11
The assessment for this course requires students to maintain and present on request a Training Record Book that details their participation in both simulated and workplace assessment activities and achievement of the units or elements of competence which underpin delivery of this course.
Assessment due dates will be issued on commencement of the course. Submission of all prescribed assessment tasks by the due dates is expected.
Students are required to participate in the OH&S induction program for this course and at all times follow the occupational health and safety policies and procedures demonstrating appropriate behaviours to ensure the safety of self and others.
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