Course Title: Establish networks

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5216 Diploma of Screen and Media

Course Title: Establish networks

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 35

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


345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain effective work relationships and networks. It covers the relationship building and negotiation skills required by workers within an organisation as well as freelance or contract workers.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBREL401A Establish networks


Develop and maintain business networks

Establish and maintain business relationships

Promote the relationship

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will have accumulated network details and developed strategies for professional networking activities

Overview of Assessment

Assessment calls for each student to present evidence of: Finding industry-relevant and useful organizations and networks and identifying their core objectives and policies;
Setting up a record of relevant contacts;
Formulating their own networking strategies;
Identifying opportunities for networking.
Providing evidence of contributing towards a networking event.