Course Title: Manage team effectiveness

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5407 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Title: Manage team effectiveness

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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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM6526C

City Campus

TAFE

525T Business & Enterprise

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022,
Term2 2022

BUSM6668C

Melbourne Cricket Education Academy

TAFE

525T Business & Enterprise

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2024

Course Contact: Jeremy Glover

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1485

Course Contact Email: jeremy.glover@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.

The unit applies to individuals working at a managerial level who lead and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement. It will also involve using a range of problem solving and decision-making strategies.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

Elements:

1. Establish team performance plan

2. Develop and facilitate team cohesion

3. Facilitate teamwork

4. Liaise with stakeholders


Learning Outcomes

This course is structured to provide students with the optimum learning experience in order to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.


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:

  • manage the effectiveness of at least one work team.

In the course of the above, the candidate must:

  • provide feedback to encourage, value and reward others
  • model desired behaviour and practices
  • encourage and foster shared understanding of purpose, roles and responsibilities
  • support team to meet expected performance outcomes including providing formal and informal learning opportunities as needed
  • develop performance plans with key performance indicators (KPIs), outputs and goals for individuals or the team which incorporate input from stakeholders
  • communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders about team performance plans and team performance
  • evaluate and take necessary corrective action regarding unresolved issues, concerns and problems raised by internal or external stakeholders.

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:

  • impacts of group dynamics on team performance
  • methods of establishing team activities including communication processes
  • strategies that can support team cohesion, participation and performance
  • strategies for gaining consensus
  • issue resolution strategies.

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:

  • workplace documents relevant to team task objectives.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

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.