Course Title: Manage and research import and export venture

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6101

Course Title: Manage and research 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 Vocational Business Education


Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014

Course Contact: Tim Wallis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925-5433

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course 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

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20067 Manage and research 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

The required outcomes described in this unit of competency contain applicable facets of Employability skills.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of the requirements in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks, for example:

  • Project work
  • Written reports supported by practical assignments or tasks for individual assessment
  • Observation of workplace practice supported by personal interviews
  • Practical display with personal interview, presentations or documentation
  • Case studies

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. Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.