ABOUT THE UNIT 

This unit is a core unit for the Diploma of Library and Information Services. The unit provides the skills and knowledge required to plan, develop and promote activities, events and public programs. The unit will cover the following areas:

  • Establishing the scope of the activities, events or public programs to meet identified needs and priorities
  • Research community and customer needs
  • Engage and consult with stakeholders in establishing educational, interpretive and commercial objectives
  • Develop and document concepts, whilst integrating cultural and environmental protocols
  • Prepare and present proposals for approval
  • Obtaining resources required to complete the activity, event or program
  • Project manage the process, including managing timeframes, stakeholders, confirming facilities and undertaking risk audits
  • Organise publicity, including assessing promotional materials, contribution to development of marketing and PR strategies within resource constraints, and ensure appropriate material which contains valid and reliable information.
  • Evaluate the program, including collecting feedback from customers and colleagues, modification for future delivery, and ensuring continuous improvement.

HOW THIS UNIT RELATES TO YOUR LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES CAREER

This unit typically applies to a person working in a Library and Information Services context, who is creating a supportive, engaging and dynamic educational environment, through the delivery of activities, events and public programs.

TRANSFERABILITY OF SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

The skills and knowledge gained from this unit are applicable to any library and information services workplace context, but also to any other workplace environments dealing with activities, programs and events.

For further information on this unit visit training.gov.au