VU23152 - Present information to support decision making using common business applications

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Unit code: VU23152 | Study level: TAFE


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use common business applications to present information for decision making purposes. It requires the ability to use word processing, presentation and financial software as well as digital tools for presenting in a virtual environment


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each units learning outcomes & 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:

  • Design, produce and finalise an electronic presentation incorporating text, financial data and visual elements and present to remote audience in digital platform environment.
    In preparing for the presentation, the candidate must:
    • design and produce documentation in accordance with organisational policies and procedures
    • create at least one of each of the following using appropriate digital applications:
    o collated information and summary
    o spreadsheet with chart
    o presentation incorporating visual representation of summarised information and data, notes and handouts
    • adhere to organisational guidelines when producing documentation including:
    o applying basic design principles
    o applying consistent formatting
    o using appropriate styles
    o using consistent design and layouts
    o editing and proofreading
    o meeting designated timelines and platform requirements
    • use appropriate data storage options for all files produced.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the VU Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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