Advanced Diploma of Business BSB60207 | CRICOS:072801D
This is a 30 week (24 weeks tuition plus 6 weeks holiday) Advanced Diploma of Business course. This course provides a pathway of study for students who wish to develop their own knowledge and skills during the duration of the course. International students are required to undertake full-time course work with at least 20 hours/week of classroom attendance. Australian students may choose either a full-time or part-time course. Target Group This course caters for people who would like to gain particular skills in Business, which will then provide them with immediate job opportunities as well as the opportunity to study at University. Employability Skills Summary Communication • conducting research to collect and analyse information in a range of reports • consulting with others to develop a range of operational plans • liaising with stakeholders and promoting participative workplace arrangements • negotiating solutions to new and emerging issues Teamwork • managing and developing others to be effective and empowered team members • managing and providing feedback on individual and team performance Problem solving • assessing financial viability of new opportunities and matching organisational capability with market needs • developing and managing risk management and contingency plans Initiative and enterprise • encouraging creative and innovative workplace solutions • managing, fostering and facilitating change • identifying new and emerging opportunities for the business and developing strategies to capitalise on them Planning and organising • developing systems that are flexible and responsive to changing circumstances • planning for contingencies and performance of staff and systems Self-management • dealing with contingencies • managing own time and priorities • taking responsibility as required by work role and ensuring all organisational polices and procedures are adhered to Learning • coaching and mentoring others to acquire new knowledge and skills • managing the performance of team members by regular monitoring and review Technology • using electronic communication devices and processes such as internet, intranet, email to produce written correspondence and reports • using technology to assist the management of information and to assist the planning process Entry Requirements English ability will need to be at the IELTS score of 5.5 (International English Language Testing System) level or higher. Students must have completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12 (HSC) and completion of the Diploma of Management or Business, or other relevant qualification/s; or providing evidence of substantial vocational experience in a range of environments, acting in a range to senior support or technical roles. This qualification is available for students who are 18 years or older. However, depending on the student’s country or origin, there are additional or lesser requements the student may need to meet to obtain a student visa. For more information please check with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC). Additional Entry Requirements: For Domestic students: students must have substantial vocational experience in a range of work environments, acting in a range of senior support or technical roles. Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include: Executive Officer, Program Coordinator, Program Consultant. This breadth of expertise would equate to the competencies required to undertake this qualification. Accreditation This is a nationally recognised Training Package, and the above qualification will be issued upon successful completion of the course. This course is also approved under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Career Pathway (Articulation) Students who have successfully completed this course and wish to enhance their knowledge in this area, may undertake a Bachelors Degree in a University. Training methods All training includes face to face training of small groups, team projects, work shop activities, simulated workplace activities, computer based training (CBT) and e-learning through in-house and external servers. Assessment The units are assessed as a matrix using the following assessment methods: tests, observation, project, role-play, portfolio analysis, interview, demonstration and presentation against the performance criteria and knowledge of the unit. The assessment will be conducted during and at the end of the unit delivery cluster and the total evidence will be used holistically to grade the student as “competent” or “not yet competent”. The evidences submitted for assessment must be authentic, reliable, substantive and current. Students are entitled to one extra assessment event in case the first event was not successful. Notification of Academic Progress 1. For any units of competency successfully completed, the student will get immediate feedback on all units completed to that date. 2. The College will issue a statement of attainment of units completed for special requirements such as an application to university or for a change of visa status. 3. For Students who completed a course, the College will issue a Certificate or Diploma and an academic transcript. Course Progress For International students, you are bound by Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) and Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC)’s requirements for course progress towards completion of the course on time. Regular reviews of student’s progress are made to ensure that they are made to ensure that they are progressing in accordance with their particular course. Issuing of Qualification and Statement of Attainment At the end of the course, the College will issue an appropriate Qualification or a Statement of Attainment. This is based on the units of competency successfully completed in according to course rules. List of Units NTIS Code - Unit Name BSBMKG605B - Evaluate international marketing opportunities BSBMKG607B - Manage market research BSBMKG609A - Develop a marketing plan BSBFIM601A - Manage Finances BSBINM601A - Manage knowledge and information BSBHRM602A - Manage human resources strategic planning BSBINN601A - Manage organisational change BSBMGT615A - Contribute to organisation development Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Actual duration and thus the tuition fee depend on the course requirements that the student needs to undertake. Actual course requirements in turn depend on the relevant prior learning or experience which the student might have already acquired. Under such circumstances the student should contact the College for RPL before enrolling in the course. RPL can only be applied either before the start of the course or within the first week of starting the course. Overseas students should note that granting RPL may result in the shortening of the actual duration of their course. The College is required to inform the actual duration to visa authorities instead of the duration given earlier. There is a fee for RPL service. Please check with the College for details. Features Of Oxford College Location Conveniently located in the heart of Sydney, Oxford College is well served by an excellent transport system including bus, train and light rail. It is surrounded by shopping centres, restaurants, theatre and sporting facilities. The Facilities The College provides the comprehensive facilities needed for successful study. In the classroom, we use educational equipment including overhead projectors, audio, video and CD players. Our college facilities include computer centres for both group and individual study. Flexible Learning and Assessment Procedures Flexibility The assessment will be at a time and place specified in advance. The assessment methods are adaptable to any special needs e.g. physical disabilities of students. Fairness The assessment will not require skills that are not relevant to the learning outcomes and competencies or that are of a higher level than the learning outcomes and competencies. Access and Equity Policy The College supports laws and policies which eliminate discrimination and harassment and promote fair treatment for all. The College recognises the need to: • identify and remove structural barriers to access and equity in education and training • encourage the customisation of training delivery to suit the needs of all students and which are sensitive to cultural differences Provision For Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Language, literacy and numeracy skills underlie almost all areas of work to some extent. Language, literacy and numeracy competence may be central to satisfactory performance. Language, literacy and numeracy skills underpin all workplace communication and play an important part in the key competencies. The college will provide support for students who lack necessary language, literacy or numeracy skills, through our Specialty Language Centre. Discipline Policy Aim The aim of this policy is to provide a framework in which students can develop the self-discipline necessary to be responsible and effective students in the school community. Objectives Students will know and understand the following: • their rights and responsibilities as students • the requirements and conditions of student visas Disciplinary Procedures Step 1. Students who breach a responsibility for the first time, are spoken to privately by the teacher or counsellor (when asked by the teacher) and the incident is recorded on the student’s file. Step 2. If the problem recurs, the Director of Studies is notified and then interviews the student. Further notation is made on the student’s file and the guardian will be notified. Step 3. If the problem continues, the student is sent a warning letter with copies to the: • Registrar • Guardian • Student File The student is also required to attend an interview with the Director of Studies and the Registrar. Orientation Procedures An Orientation session is held immediately prior to the commencement of the course at which students should be advised of the following aspects of the program: • Levels and units to be studied • Course dates • Course costs • Refund policies • Attendance requirements • Assessment methods • Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) • Grievance procedures • Counselling • Academic Progress • Further Study Grievance Procedures Students are encouraged to discuss any problems initially with the teacher or the counsellor. If the problem cannot be resolved, it is then referred to the College’s Director of Studies or Registrar. If the problem is still not resolved, students may write their complaints to the Chief Executive Officer. In the case where the problem can not be resolved within the College, students may take matters to any of the appropriate external agencies.
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