Course Title: Make a presentation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5400 Diploma of Business (Public Relations)

Course Title: Make a presentation

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 30

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.

Important Information:

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM5966C

City Campus

TAFE

525T Business & Enterprise

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022

COMM5966C

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

Course Contact: Nick Reynolds

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 0791

Course Contact Email: nick.reynolds@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course, you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review a presentation to a target audience.

This unit applies to individuals who may be expected to make presentations for a range of purposes, such as marketing, training and promotions. They contribute well developed communication skills in presenting a range of concepts and ideas.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

Elements:

1 Prepare a presentation

2 Deliver a presentation

3 Review the presentation


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in delivering a presentation in the communications sector.

This course is structured to provide students with the optimum learning experience in order to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to:

  • Prepare a presentation (strategies, key planning and resources needed)
  • Deliver a presentation (delivery techniques and key concepts)
  • Review a presentation (reflection and application of feedback).


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Methods      

A range of assessment methods will be used to assess practical skills and knowledge. The following assessment methods will be used specifically to assess your delivering of a presentation:

  • Project management
  • 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.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

prepare and deliver presentations related to occupation or area of interest which demonstrate the use of:

  • effective presentation strategies and communication principles
  • aids and materials to support the presentation
  • select and implement methods to review the effectiveness of own presentation and document any changes which would improve future presentations.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • identify information collection methods that will support review and feedback of presentations
  • identify regulatory and organisational obligations and requirements relevant to presentations
  • describe the principles of effective communication
  • describe the range of presentation aids and materials available to support presentations.

Assessment Conditions

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course are being met.

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced by individuals using interpersonal communication skills in the workplace and include access to:

  • equipment, materials and business software packages for making a presentation
  • business technology
  • interaction with others.

Feedback

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions.

You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed.

Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.