This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, promote and coordinate conferences, ensuring follow-up procedures are incorporated.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - prepare and investigate conference requirements; - promote the conference using public relations strategies according to predetermined budgets and deadlines; - coordinate conference proceedings including addressing any problems as they arise, and; - fulfil all post-conference requirements according to organisational requirements. Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - summarise relevant organisational policies and procedures for planning and managing conferences; - outline tools that could be used in managing conferences; - explain budgeting strategies used for projects, and; - identify techniques for conference planning including setting milestones.

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