Course Title: Coordinate business resources

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Teaching Period: VE 2019

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Course Code: BUSM7941C

Course Title: Coordinate business resources

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5387 - Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Contact: Rachael Starr

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1420

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Nominal Hours: 30

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Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and analyse existing and required resources, their effective application and the accountability for their use.

It applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of business resources who contribute well developed skills and knowledge to ensure adequate resources are available to perform the work of the organisation. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources


1 Determine resource requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Determine resource requirements in accordance with business and operational plans and organisational requirements 1.2 Provide opportunities to individuals and workgroups to contribute to the identification of resource requirements 1.3 Ensure resource expenditure is realistic and makes efficient use of available budget resources 1.4 Present recommendations on resource requirements in the required format, style and structure using relevant business equipment and technology



2 Acquire and allocate resources

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Acquire physical resources and services in accordance with organisational requirements 2.2 Check resources to ensure quality and quantity are in line with service agreements 2.3 Allocate resources promptly to enable achievement of workgroup objectives 2.4 Ensure consultation with individuals and teams on allocation of resources is participative and is conducted using appropriate interpersonal skills



3 Monitor and report on resource allocation and usage

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Measure effectiveness of resource planning and assess against actual costs, identified shortfalls and surpluses 3.2 Develop and implement methods of monitoring resource use to enable timely and accurate reporting against business and operational plans 3.3 Identify improvements in resource planning through consultation and feedback, and implement in accordance with organisational requirements 3.4 Maintain records concerning equipment and resource purchases in accordance with organisational requirements


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, you should be able to:

1. Determine resource requirements      

2. Acquire and allocate resources         

3. Monitor and report on resource allocation and usage 

Details of Learning Activities

Online learning Classroom lectures/tutorials


Teaching Schedule

Online material: "BUSM7941C Coordinate business resources" Lecture/tutorial class Block 4 Week 2  

Learning Resources

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment 1 - Written assignment

Assessment 2 - Written assignment

Assessment 3 - Written assignment


Assessment Tasks

  Assessment 1: Written assignment on determining the resource requirements of a business (to be submitted before end of Semester 2, date to be confirmed during lecture/tutorial) Assessment 2: Written assignment acquiring and allocating resources for a business (to be submitted before end of Semester 2, date to be confirmed during lecture/tutorial) Assessment 3: Written assignment on monitoring and reporting on resource allocation and usage (to be submitted before end of Semester 2, date to be confirmed during lecture/tutorial)


Assessment Matrix


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