Course Title: Research and Report on an Import and Export Venture

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6075

Course Title: Research and Report on an Import and Export Venture

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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: +61 3 99251468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the knowledge and skills required to research and report on identifying, selecting and targeting a product or service for import or export to a country or region of choice. This course is designed to enable students to apply their learning to a contemporary workplace situation. The integration of work-based learning and academic learning, commonly referred to as Work Integrated Learning (WIL), will allow the student to solve authentic business problems or address real issues faced in organisations.

If you are undertaking this course in Melbourne from semester 2, 2012 onward your class will be held in a device-equipped teaching space. Each student group will have access to a laptop. It is however recommended that you have access to a mobile computing device to allow greater flexibility in terms of where you can work on campus both in and outside class times.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisites - Certificate IV International Trade & Diploma of Business (International Business)

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBP165 Research and Report on an Import and Export Venture


1.Undertake a market research and data collection for the import or export of a product or service.

2. Incorporate supportive risk management in the import or export venture project.

3. Validate and communicate the feasibility of research outcomes for an import or export venture.

Learning Outcomes

This course will provide students with the opportunity to receive industry feedback on their learning activities or assessment tasks.

Overview of Assessment

Students must show that they are competent in each element & its corresponding Performance Criteria to pass this course. Therefore they 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.