Course Title: Undertake project work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5406 Diploma of Business

Course Title: Undertake project work

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 60

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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Course Contact: Anahita (Annie) Barry

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5493

Course Contact Email: anahita.barry@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a minor project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.

The unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.

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

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBPMG430 Undertake project work

Elements:

1. Establish project parameters

2. Develop project plan

3. Administer and monitor project

4. Finalise and review project


Learning Outcomes

This course is structured to provide students with the optimum learning experience in order to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to undertake a minor project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.


Overview of Assessment

In order to achieve competency in this unit, you must provide:

Performance Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including evidence of the ability to:

  • undertake project work on a minor project or a section of a larger project.
  • In the course of the above, the candidate must:
  • confirm the quality of project outcomes according to expectations of the organisation
  • consult and communicate with relevant stakeholders to generate input and engagement in planning, implementing and reviewing the project
  • provide support to team members to enable them to achieve deliverables and to transition them as appropriate at completion of the project.


Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including knowledge of:

  • project management tools
  • types of documents and other sources of information commonly used in defining the parameters of a project
  • mission, goals, objectives and operations of the organisation
  • relevant legislation and regulations, including work health and safety (WHS) requirements, for project planning
  • project management processes according to policies and procedures of the organisation and including:
  • lines of authority and approvals
  • quality assurance
  • human resources
  • budgets and finance
  • risk management
  • recordkeeping
  • reporting.

Assessment Conditions

Skills in this unit must be demonstrated in a workplace or simulated environment where the conditions are typical of those in a working environment in this industry.

This includes access to:

  • relevant legislation, regulations, standards and codes
  • workplace documentation and resources relevant to performance evidence.

 

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.