Design Deliver Training Programme
Internal verification of assessment decisions – BTEC (RQF)
|INTERNAL VERIFICATION – ASSESSMENT DECISIONS|
|Unit 03: Professional Practice|
|List which assessment criteria the Assessor has awarded.||Pass||Merit||Distinction|
|INTERNAL VERIFIER CHECKLIST|
|Do the assessment criteria awarded match those shown in the assignment brief?|| |
|Is the Pass/Merit/Distinction grade awarded justified by the assessor’s comments on the student work?|| |
|Has the work been assessed accurately?|| |
|Is the feedback to the student:|
• Linked to relevant assessment criteria?
• Identifying opportunities for improved performance?
• Agreeing actions?
|Does the assessment decision need amending?|| |
|Internal Verifier signature||Date|
|Programme Leader signature(if required)||Date|
|Confirm action completed|
|Remedial action taken|
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|Programme Leader signature (if required)|| |
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|Unit Title||Unit 03: Professional Practice|
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|Re-submission Date||Date Received 2nd submission|
Design Deliver Training Programme
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- Unit 03: Professional Practice
- Assignment 01
- A cover page or title page should be attached to your assignment. Use page 1 of this assignment brief as your cover page and make sure all details are accurately filled.
- The entire assignment brief should be attached as the first section of your assignment.
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- If you are caught plagiarising, your grade will be reduced to a REFERRAL or at worst, you could be excluded from the course.
- Higher National Diploma in Business
|Student Name /ID Number|
|Unit Number and Title||Unit 3: : Professional Practice|
|Assignment Title||Work Related Learning Report : Design and Deliver Training Programme|
|IV Name & Date|
Design Deliver Training Programme
|The submission is in the form of an individual written report. This should be written in a concise, formal business style using single spacing and font size 12. You are required to make use of headings, paragraphs and subsections as appropriate, and all work must be supported with research and referenced using the Harvard referencing system. Please also provide an end list of references using the Harvard referencing system.|
The recommended word count is 3,000–3,500 words for the report excluding annexures
|Unit Learning Outcomes:|
|LO1 Demonstrate a range of interpersonal and transferable communication skills to a target audience.|
LO2 Apply critical reasoning and thinking to a range of problem-solving scenarios.
LO3 Discuss the importance and dynamics of working within a team and the impact of team working in different environments.
LO4 Examine the need for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and its role within the workplace and for higher-level learning.
|Assignment Brief and Guidance:|
|This is an activity-based assessment where your document submission should include evidences of activities carried out and of team working. To carry out activities given on the brief, you are required to form groups, comprising not exceeding 15 individuals.|
Address the tasks given below assuming that you have recently joined as a management trainee at a non-for profit organization, which is specializing in Soft Skills and Information Technology development in the local community.
Note on assumptions to be made: Organisation’s management trainees will be assigned to project groups, to be placed under a training and developmentexecutive and are required to produce documentation in the form of a reports of their activities. Management trainees are required to provide evidence to the top management that they have been able to demonstrate interpersonal skills and have identified the need for continuous professional development (CPD) on a report titled “Work Related Learning Report”
Task 1: Demonstration of a range of interpersonal and transferable communication skills to a target audience (LO1)
1.1 The Training event
With the help of fellow management trainees, you have been asked to support your training and development executive with the planning and implementation of a professional development event targeting an appropriate audience in your local area (P1).
The training event be scheduled for over a period of time having either single or multiple sessions at a location accessible for your target audience, and can include a number of workshops, coaching sessions/team-building activities.
1.2 The professional schedule
For the above training event, you are required to design a professional schedule to support the planning of an event, to include contingencies and justifications of time allocated (M1)
In scheduling the training event and in preparation of professional schedule, you have to narrate and produce evidence on how you have effectively communicated with the stakeholders and havemanaged time effectively (P2)
1.3 Self-reflection of interpersonal skills
Evaluate the effectiveness and application of interpersonal skills during the design and delivery of the training event you have supported in as a management trainee (D1).
Task 2: Applying critical reasoning and thinking to a range of problem-solving scenarios related to training programme conducted (LO2)
2.1 Problem solving skills
Demonstrate the use of different problem-solving techniques in the design and delivery of the event while providing evidence to the research conducted on the use of different problem-solving techniques used in the design and delivery of the training programme (P3, M2).
2.2 Applying critical reasoning
Demonstrate that critical reasoning has been applied to the design and delivery of the training programme, justify the use and application of a range of solution methodologies (P4,M3)
2.3 Process of applying critical reasoning
Critique the process of applying critical reasoning to the task of designing and delivery of the training programme (D2)
Task 3 : Discussion on the importance and dynamics of working within a team and the impact of team working in different environments
3.1 Working within a team
Discuss the importance of team dynamics in the success and/or failure of group work and show evidence that you have worked effectively within the team of management trainees to achieve the defined goal of delivering a training programme (P5,P6)
3.2 Analysing team dynamics
Analyse team dynamics, in terms of the roles group members played in the team and the effectiveness in terms of achieving shared goals (M4)
3.3 Evaluating own role
Provide a critical evaluation of your own role and contribution to the task of designing and delivering the training programme on above tasks (D3)
Task 4 : Examining the need for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and its role within the workplace and for higher level learning
4.1 Importance of a Continuing Professional Development
Discuss the importance of CPD for a young professional and its contribution to own learning (P7)
4.2 Motivational theories and their impact on Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Compare and contrast different motivational theories and the impact they can have on performance within a workplace environment (M5)
4.3 Producing a Personal Development Plan
Produce a development plan that outlines responsibilities, performance objectives and required skills, knowledge and learning for own future goals (P8)
4.4 Evaluation of continuing professional development
Evaluate a range of evidence criteria that is used as a measure for effective CPD (D4)
|LO1Demonstrate a range of interpersonal and transferable communication skills to a target audience.|| |
|P1 Demonstrate, using different communication styles and formats, that you can effectively design and deliver a training event for a given target audience.|
|P2 Demonstrate that you have used effective time management skills in planning an event.|
|M1 Design a professional schedule to support the planning of an event, to include contingencies and justifications of time allocated.|
|D1 Evaluate the effectiveness and application of interpersonal skills during the design and delivery of a training event.|
|LO2Apply critical reasoning and thinking to a range of problem-solving scenarios.|
|P3 Demonstrate the use of different problem-solving techniques in the design and delivery of an event.|
|P4 Demonstrate that critical reasoning has been applied to a given solution.|
|M2 Research the use of different problem-solving techniques used in the design and delivery of an event.|
|M3 Justify the use and application of a range of solution methodologies.|| |
|D2 Critique the process of applying critical reasoning to a given task/activity or event.|
|LO3Discuss the importance and dynamics of working within a team and the impact of team working in different environments.|
|P5 Discuss the importance of team dynamics in the success and/or failure of group work.|| |
|P6 Work within a team to achieve a defined goal.|| |
|M4 Analyse team dynamics, in terms of the roles group members play in a team and the effectiveness in terms of achieving shared goals.|
|D3 Provide a critical evaluation of your own role and contribution to a group scenario.|| |
|LO4 Examine the need for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and its role within the workplace and for higher-level learning.|
|P7 Discuss the importance of CPD and its contribution to own learning.|
|P8 Produce a development plan that outlines responsibilities, performance objectives and required skills, knowledge and learning for own future goals.|
|M5Compare and contrast different motivational theories and the impact they can have on performance within the workplace.|
|D4 Evaluate a range of evidence criteria that is used as a measure for effective CPD.|