This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a mentoring program for a particular section or group within an educational organisation, or for a specific business purpose or objective within an enterprise whose core business is not education, or as a collaborative partnership spanning more than one organisation (such as to advance occupational or industry-specific skill needs).
It applies to individuals who plan, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate a mentoring program that results in learning forged through a defined and active learning partnership with a mentor. The program should develop and use tools that enhance both the learning and the phased relationship, and it should be monitored and evaluated to ensure it explores and meets the mentees learning needs.
Duration: This unit has a 3 week scheduled duration
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and develop a coaching strategy and to monitor implementation of the coaching program within an organisational context. A coaching strategy may be:
- an internal program forming part of the professional development activities of an educational organisation (such as a Registered Training Organisation) or an enterprise whose core business is not education
- developed for an external client, for example as part of the range of learning services offered or conducted in a collaborative partnership with more than one organisation.
It applies to individuals working to ensure learning advances individual and organisational capabilities. Leaders in learning are typically required to develop and implement coaching strategies in a systematic manner, and to monitor, review and improve strategies to optimise learning outcomes for individuals and the organisation.Duration: This unit is scheduled for 3 weeks duration
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide professional leadership in improving organisational learning, and the quality of training and assessment products and services.
It also covers leading strategy formation; designing, developing and implementing an organisational learning strategy; and reviewing and improving overall organisational learning and development.
It applies to individuals working in an enterprise where learning is used to build capabilities and contribute to organisational strategies, business plans, goals and values.Duration: This unit is scheduled for 4 weeks duration
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and improve personal leadership style and professional competence and to lead organisational transformation and learning for strategic outcomes.
It covers leading transformational practices, cultivating collaborative practices, completing ongoing professional development and providing strategic leadership in a dynamic context.
It applies to those who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.
Duration: This unit is scheduled for 5 weeks duration
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to generate, lead and sustain innovative organisational thinking and practice.
It applies to individuals who initiate and lead innovation in any industry or community context. Each organisation???s thinking and practice will be different depending on its core business, purpose, size, complexity and broader operating context.Duration: This unit is scheduled for 5 weeks duration
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, conduct and report on applied research to influence strategic practices and outcomes within an organisational context.
The unit also covers constructing an applied research strategy, using a range of applied research techniques, and analysing and presenting findings.
It applies to leaders or managers using applied research to ensure learning can enhance individual, team and organisational performance. The intended purpose and approach to applied research may vary across a range of contexts and organisations. In this unit, the focus is on applied research to attain improved organisational outcomes.Duration: This unit is scheduled for 10 weeks duration