Course Title: Organise Workplace Information

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2008

Course Code: EMPL9683C

Course Title: Organise Workplace Information

School: 650T TAFE Business

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6070 - Advanced Diploma of Business (Legal Practice)

Course Contact : Janet McDonald

Course Contact Phone: 99255134

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

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 covers the skills and knowledge required to gather, organise and apply workplace information in the context of an organisation’s work processes and information management systems.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCMN305A Organise Workplace Information


Collect and assess information

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Information held by the organisation on products and services is assessed for accuracy and relevance to organisational requirements

1.2 Methods of collecting information are reliable and make efficient use of available time and resources

1.3 Information collected is suitable for analysis, decision making and the development of plans, strategies and options

1.4 Information collection is participative and uses appropriate interpersonal skills to access relevant data from individuals and team members

1.5 Appropriate interpersonal skills are used to access relevant information from individuals and teams


Organise information

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Information is organised in a format suitable for analysis, interpretation and dissemination in accordance with organisational requirements

2.2 Business equipment/technology is used to maintain information in accordance with organisational requirements

2.3 Information and materials are collated and communicated to relevant designated persons

2.4 Difficulties organising and accessing information are identified and solved collaboratively with individuals and team members

2.5 Information is updated and stored in accordance with organisational requirements


Review information needs

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Feedback on sufficiency of information is actively sought to ensure relevance of information in accordance with organisational requirements

3.2 Contribution of information to decision-making is reviewed and appropriate modifications to collection processes are implemented

3.3 Future information needs are identified and incorporated in modifications to collection processes

3.4 Future information needs are documented and incorporated in modifications to reporting processes

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

Students will complete a variety of online activities and exercises. Online materials will enable students to complete activities and exercises at their own pace.

Teaching Schedule

WeekTopics and ActivitiesAssessment Items

Course Introduction

Online reading and activities

Text - Aspire Chapter 1

11Online reading and activitiesOnline activity 1

Online reading and activities

Text - Aspire Chapter 2

Online case study 1
13Online reading and activitiesOnline activity 2

Online reading and activities

Text - Aspire Chapter 3

Online case study 2
15Online reading and activitiesOnline activity 3
16Online reading and activitiesOnline case study 4
17Online reading and activitiesFinal assessment - Document Report Due
18Course Review 

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Aspire Training and consulting, Developing Business Skills, BSB01 Certificate III in Business and Business Administration - Individual Unit, BSSCMN305A Organise Workplace Information


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 achievements of each competency in a flexible manner. 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. In addition to the assessments, formative feedback is provided to the students throughout the duration of the course.

This course will be delivered online and will include online activities, discussions, exercises, reading and reflection to develop competency including the underpinning skills and knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

Online Activities (20%)
Students will complete a series of online activities and discussions as outlined on the learning hub. These activities will be completed weekly and regular feedback will be provided by the teacher.  Exercises must be completed individually, and submitted electronically by the dates outlined in the Teaching Schedule.

Case Studies (30%)
Students will complete 3 online case studies which address all elements of competency. Case study details will be available on the learning hub 2 weeks prior to the due dates as outlined in the Teaching Schedule in this document. Exercises must be completed individually, and submitted electronically by the dates outlined in the Teaching Schedule.

Document Report (50%)
Students will complete and online document report which addresses all elements of competency. The report criteria guide is available on the RMIT Learning Hub from week 10. The report is to be completed individually and submitted electronically by the date outlined in the Teaching Schedule.

Assessment Matrix

 Online ActivitiesCase StudiesDocument Report
BSBCMN305A/01 Collect and assess informationXXX
BSBCMN305A/02 Organise informationXXX
BSBCMN305A/03 Review information needsXXX

Other Information

This course will be completed entirely online. Students are encouraged to post any questions to the teacher via the Learning Hub where the teacher response will be available for all students to access. The teacher will also be available during the designated student consultation times if students require individual attention.

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