Major Application Project

Purpose

To provide the participant with the opportunity to plan, organise and implement a major project in the workplace that is based upon the learning in other units, and has outcomes which are relevant to the organisation.

Duration

40 hours of project development time, 20 hours of reporting and self-assessment.

Content

  • Learning contract
  • Self-directed learning
  • Planning skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Setting objectives
  • Evaluation

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the unit, the participant will be able to:

  1. Analyse a problem situation in the workplace which may be resolved by the application of an appropriate methodology
  2. Identify the elements of the problem situation and propose a method to determine an optimum solution within the boundaries that apply
  3. Proceed to develop a solution using the most appropriate means
  4. Be aware of the approach to the problem solving approach selected, aware of the processes being applied, the planning and organisation and the individualís contribution to the outcomes
  5. Put in place an evaluation instrument which provides evidence of the appropriateness of both the product and the process
  6. Write a learning contract that includes a plan for the development of the project, the nature of the learning that will (need to) occur, the manner in which the learning will occur, the anticipated application of knowledge from other units studied, and a timeframe.

 

 

Strategic Asset Management