Certificate IV in Business (Governance)

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This qualification is suitable for individuals working as board members, contact officers and senior staff within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations. It also applies to public servants working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boards of governance.

In these roles, individuals bring a wide range of knowledge, skills and experience to the workplace with an acute awareness that they operate in two worlds. They have cultural obligations to their community as well as legal and financial obligations to the wider community and funding bodies.

General Course Information

Course CodeBSB41915
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate IV
Apprenticeship availableNo
Year Offered2017 - Intake offered to new and continuing students
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)2
Units RequiredTotal 12Core 7Elective 5
Nominal HoursMinimum 542Maximum 570
Last updateFriday, 28 October 2016 10:17 am
Department: -

Course Information Contact

Telephone1800 677 095
Fax(08) 8939 7327
Emailstudent.support@batchelor.edu.au

Course's Descriptors


Course Objectives

This qualification is suitable for individuals working as board members, contact officers and senior staff within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations. It also applies to public servants working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boards of governance. In these roles, individuals bring a wide range of knowledge, skills and experience to the workplace with an acute awareness that they operate in two worlds. They have cultural obligations to their community as well as legal and financial obligations to the wider community and funding bodies.


    Admission Requirements

    While there are no entry requirements for this qualification, participants will require a good level of English to achieve competency within the units.

    Course Requirements

    While there are no entry requirements for this qualification, participants will require a good level of English to achieve competency within the units. To achieve a Certificate IV in Buisness (Governance) a total of TWELVE (12) units of competency must be completed. This comprises of SEVEN (7) core units of competency and FIVE (5) elective units of competency as detailed in the packaging rules.

    Course Fees for NT Residents

    Students will be liable to pay the VET Tuition fee of:
    $2.00 per nominal hour for enrolment
    $0.00 per nominal hour for RPL

    Students may be eligible to apply for a fee exemption
    Students are not eligible for a VET FEE-HELP loan


    Course Fees for Insterstate Students

    Students will be liable to pay the VET Full fees.
    This amount is determined by the band rate the specific course belongs to. See Batchelor Institute website for more information
    www.batchelor.edu.au/students/course-fees

    Students are not eligible to apply for a fee exemption
    Students are not eligible for a VET FEE-HELP loan



    Unit Summary

    Unit CodeTitleHours
    Core Units
    BSBATSIC412Maintain and protect cultural values in the organisation60
    BSBATSIL411Undertake the roles and responsibilities of a board member60
    BSBATSIL413Review and apply the constitution40
    BSBATSIM416Oversee organisational planning60
    BSBATSIM417Implement organisational plans50
    BSBATSIM418Oversee financial management50
    BSBATSIM419Contribute to the development and implementation of organisational policies40
    Elective Units
    BSBATSIC411Communicate with the community30
    BSBATSIL408Manage a board meeting40
    BSBATSIL412Participate effectively as a board member35
    BSBATSIM414Oversee the organisation's annual budget40
    BSBATSIM420Oversee asset mangement20

    Individual Unit's Descriptors


    Core


    Maintain and protect cultural values in the organisation

    Code - BSBATSIC412 Contact Hours - 60
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work as a board member in a way that respects, maintains and protects aspects of culture within the organisation. It applies to individuals responsible for maintaining and protecting cultural values in an organisation as part of their board role in monitoring and guiding the activities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Undertake the roles and responsibilities of a board member

    Code - BSBATSIL411 Contact Hours - 60
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to meet the diverse roles and responsibilities of a board member. It applies to individuals responsible for monitoring and guiding the activities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations in their role as a member of a board of governance. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Review and apply the constitution

    Code - BSBATSIL413 Contact Hours - 40
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure the organisation’s constitution is relevant and legal, that it is understood, and meeting changing needs. It applies to individuals responsible for monitoring, guiding and undertaking decision-making activities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Oversee organisational planning

    Code - BSBATSIM416 Contact Hours - 60
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to oversee the development of plans to guide the operations of the organisation. It applies to individuals who are responsible for monitoring, guiding and planning the activities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Implement organisational plans

    Code - BSBATSIM417 Contact Hours - 50
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to guide the implementation of organisational plans. It applies to individuals who are responsible for monitoring and guiding activities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Oversee financial management

    Code - BSBATSIM418 Contact Hours - 50
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor and act on financial reports. It applies to individuals who are responsible for monitoring and guiding financial management of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Contribute to the development and implementation of organisational policies

    Code - BSBATSIM419 Contact Hours - 40
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with other board members to develop and implement the organisation’s operational policies to serve the organisation and the community effectively. It applies to individuals who are responsible for monitoring and guiding activities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Elective


    Communicate with the community

    Code - BSBATSIC411 Contact Hours - 30
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for board members to work in partnership with the community, including other organisations, to meet community needs and involve people in the organisation and its activities. It applies to individuals who need to communicate with the community in their role as a member of a board of governance of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Manage a board meeting

    Code - BSBATSIL408 Contact Hours - 40
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan for and conduct a regular board meeting and ensure outcomes of the meeting are implemented. It applies to individuals who need to conduct board meetings in their role of monitoring and guiding the activities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Participate effectively as a board member

    Code - BSBATSIL412 Contact Hours - 35
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate as a confident and responsible member of the board, respecting culture, contributing positively, working with others, seeing the big picture and managing personal stress. It applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of the business or core functions of organisations, who contribute their skills and knowledge to monitoring and guiding the activities of the organisation. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Oversee the organisation's annual budget

    Code - BSBATSIM414 Contact Hours - 40
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement the annual budget and enable the board to control the finances of the organisation. It applies to individuals responsible for monitoring and planning the organisation’s finances. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Oversee asset mangement

    Code - BSBATSIM420 Contact Hours - 20
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to account for and manage the organisation’s assets. It applies to individuals responsible for ensuring the organisation’s assets are effectively managed. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
    Course Authorisation
    Last updateFriday, 28 October 2016 10:17 am
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    Review DateWednesday, 09 November 2016 09:44 pm