Course Title: Implement visual merchandising concepts
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2018
Course Code: MKTG8022C
Course Title: Implement visual merchandising concepts
School: 320T Architecture & Urban Design
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5381 - Diploma of Visual Merchandising
Course Contact: Sam Falanga
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254670
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
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Nominal Hours: 80
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
In this unit you will develop skills and knowledge required to plan the implementation of a visual merchandising concept. You will develop the ability to accurately interpret a concept, arrange resourcing, monitor concept implementation and determine the effectiveness of the concept.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
SIRRMER005 Implement visual merchandising concepts
1. Develop concept implementation plan.
1.1. Access and review visual merchandising concept and determine implementation requirements and constraints.
1.2. Determine internal and external resource requirements including available budget.
1.3. Access and review organisational visual merchandising guidelines and standards to inform implementation plan development.
1.4. Identify opportunities to create cost-efficiencies and maximise use of resources.
1.5. Identify potential risks to be managed throughout the implementation process and develop contingency plans.
1.6. Identify key activities and plan the allocation of roles, responsibilities and timelines.
1.7. Plan product selection and inventory management.
1.8. Plan internal and external communication strategies for communicating implementation roles, responsibilities and timelines.
1.9. Develop performance criteria to evaluate the effectiveness of the concept.
1.10. Document an implementation plan and seek any required approval.
2. Implement the concept.
2.1. Communicate concept implementation plan to relevant personnel.
2.2. Monitor the implementation of visual merchandising concept and respond to issues as they arise.
2.3. Provide support and coaching to team members throughout the implementation process.
2.4. Photograph and document concept implementation.
2.5. Finalise concept according to implementation plan.
3. Review concept.
3.1. Seek feedback from stakeholders about concept effectiveness.
3.2. Evaluate concept implementation against predetermined performance criteria.
3.3. Review and assess effectiveness of concepts in achieving desired performance outcomes.
3.4. Use findings to make suggestions for future improvements.
On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.
Details of Learning Activities
In Class - Discussions, Demonstrations, Activities, Presentations, Installation of Displays.
Out of Class - brainstorming, researching, sourcing, planning, preparation, making.
Each team will have different submission dates for all of their Assessment Tasks. Your teacher will give you a hard copy of your teaching schedule in the first class.
All teams will complete the same amount of Assessment Tasks for the semester.
Front Window - Week 10
Internal Window - Week 15
Retail Branding - Week 7
Free Choice - Week 11
Front Window - Week 16
Internal Window - Week 7
Retail Branding - Week 3
Free Choice - Week 13
Front Window - Week 11
Internal Window - Week 16
Retail Branding - Week 6
Free Choice - Week 13
Front Window - Week 14
Internal Window - Week 11
Retail Branding - Week 4
Free Choice - Week 15
Overview of Assessment
Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills. Assessment tasks in this unit could include practical class production and in class and on location projects.
The RMIT assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as a student as well as those of your teachers.
Over the Semester you will complete 4 tasks, 3 of which are summative.
Front Window Assessment Task /100.
Internal Window Assessment Task /100.
Retail Branding Assessment Task /100.
Free Choice S/NS
Competency based assessment
You will receive ongoing verbal feedback of your progress within class time.
At the completion of the course, grading will be offered in addition to, and after, competency based assessment.
Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency based assessment, but which also use graded assessment are:
CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved Graded
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available from the course contact person (stated above).
The major aspect of your learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity for success.
You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy (https://www.rmit.edu.au/about/governance-andmanagement/governance/policies/assessment-policy)
When submitting work for assessment you are required to complete a declaration of authorship. This must be done for every summative assessment task. This statement acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications. For non-digital submission use the printed form provided. For digital online submission please use e Submission process.Information regarding the eSubmission process (http://www.rmit.edu.au/teaching/technology/esubmission)
Special Consideration Policy, Late Submission & Extensions
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Pick the following link for details on applying for Special consideration (http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration) Any student seeking an extension, should aim at doing so a minimum of 2 days before the deadline. Work submitted late and without an extension at any point will incur late penalties in accordance with university policy. If you require an extension you must complete an extension form with evidence supporting your application and hand this to your instructor. Further links Application for extension of time (http://mams.rmit.edu.au/seca86tti4g4z.pdf)
On Time Submission and Impact of Late Submission
On time submission is an important factor in your assessment. Employability skills are embedded in all courses and these include Planning & Organising and Self-management. For this reason, late work impacts on your overall grade for each assessment task. The following adjustments for late submission will be made: Work submitted late will be assessed for competency only. Submissions are only permitted during the period that the competency is scheduled.
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity. Academic Integrity (http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse%3BID%3Dkw02ylsd8z3n) Course Overview:
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