Monthly Archives: August 2015

Carl Wonder

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Title: Course Coordinator Business
Qualification: GCBus , MBA, Cert IV TAE

Profile: Professor Carl Wonder is an accomplished professional with over 22 years of industrial experience. He recently joined Virtu Design Institute as the Business Program Leader and Lecturer. He has 5 years of Academic experience and holds an MBA from the University of Derby UK, TAE40110 Certificate IV Training and Assessment, NVQ D32 Assessor & Verifier Award (UK) amongst his qualifications.

Professor Carl Wonder left Zimbabwe in 1993 to begin his studies in the UK where he lived and worked for 15years. He worked for various leading companies in the UK where most of his achievements were in setting up and developing businesses for a range of companies.

Professor Wonder relocated to Mongolia in 2008 to begin his academic career with Raffles College of Design & Commerce where he ended up as a Senior Business Lecturer. In 2011, he joined Royal International Institute (Mongolia) as an Academic Director and Senior Business Lecturer. Whilst in Mongolia, Professor Wonder trained several corporations in marketing and management strategies.

The then Carl Wonder was conferred with Professor Honoris Causa title by Ikh Zasag International University in recognition for his valuable contribution to the setting up and development of Royal International Institute. He was commented for his outstanding initiatives to strengthen and develop Mongolian education community to become globally competitive and locally engaged.

Professor Wonder also worked as a newspaper editor and Business Columnist for UB Post a Mongolian National newspaper and Royal Television Station (Mongolia) at the International News Desk.

Professor Wonder was involved in various international projects including South Africa Revenue Services (SARS) where he was one of the invited International Business Experts between 2010 and 2011. The project’s primary objective was to reform the business registration system in South Africa by integrating the existing business registration systems concerned with primary business registration. He returned to Zimbabwe in 2013 where he has been involved in various projects of setting up and marketing businesses as well as reading news on the national television (ZTV).

Ms Rola Baghdadi

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Title: RTM – CEO / Lecturer
Qualifications: BTeach, DipComServ, CertIV TAE

Profile: Ms Rola Baghdadi is a friendly and energetic teacher with over 10 years in early childhood education. Motivated to help children become happy, healthy and well-behaved she develops curriculum with a child’s biological, cognitive and socio-emotional processes in mind. Committed to the healthy maturation of every child involved.

Rola is an Early Childhood Development Teacher who recognizes that the first few years of a child’s life are highly formative and influential.

She adopts a nurturing and encouraging approach to child guidance and is an early a teacher committed to each child’s successful cognitive, physical and emotional progress. Rola also leads continuing education and is highly organized and driven. Rola employs effective and efficient methods of teaching while focusing on the individual needs of each student bringing to bear her extensive background in education to help students achieve lasting success in the classroom and the work place. Ms Baghdadi evaluates the needs of each student and tailoring lesson planning and classroom instruction to encourage academic success.

Anna Krispel

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Title: Lecturer
Qualifications: Foundation studies Art and Design,
BA Hons Fashion and Textile Design, Cert IV TAE

Profile: Anna began her studies at The London College of Fashion with foundation studies in Art and Design, where her passion for fabric design and fashion began. Following completion of her Art Foundation course she went on to complete a Bachelors degree with honors in Fashion and Textile Design with Business Studies at Brighton University in the UK.

Majoring in knitwear design Anna’s professional career began in New York where she went to work for TSE and American Eagle Outfitters.

Following this time working in New York Anna went on to work for Zegna Baruffa in Italy, Ted Baker in London and more recently Banjo and Matilda in Sydney.

Always passionate about education and about fostering creativity, Anna began teaching at Billy Blue and at the Australian Institute of Creative Design in 2014, and more recently joined the training staff at Virtu Institute of Design.

Anna currently teaches part time and is working on launching her own children’s label “Letters from Leo”.

Dr. Lee E. J. Styger

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Title: Director and Chair Academic Board
Qualifications: MSc, PhD, CEng, CSci, CEnv, FIED, FIMMM, FICME, FCILT, REngDes, SMSME, MIEAust

Profile: Dr Lee Styger is the Executive MBA Director of the University of Wollongong’s Sydney Business School. Before joining the Sydney Business School, Lee worked with many blue chip organisations in the business development, product development and people development spaces.

Lee is a thought leader and creative thinker. He is a rare individual who has forged a career in both industry and academia. Working in advanced technology and platform development, Lee’s career foundation has been in the new product development, rapid prototyping, niche production and 3D printing disciplines. Lee has worked on programs in industries as diverse as medical devices, automotive, avionics, environmental and education.

Lee has been a member of, and chaired, many prestigious design and industry committees and boards, delivering programs though out the European Union, Asia and the USA. He is regularly called upon to deliver keynote talks and lead innovation groups for businesses.

His experience has resulted in a passionate belief of the imperative that winning organisations must deliver meaningful customer delight through differentiation and value creation, at the heart of which lies good design.

BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management

This qualification prepares individuals for the role where they will apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements. Graduates will have learnt to plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

The course consists of four (4) core and eight (8) elective units of competency selected within the packaging rules of this qualification. The complete set of packaging rules including the available units of competency can be found at: http://training.gov.au/ Training/Details/BSB51915. Virtu has designed a BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management through consultations with industry and commerce.

Pathways into the qualification
All students who enrol into this course will be required to demonstrate that they meet the entry requirements of a BSB40812 Certificate IV in Frontline Management, or its equivalent, or workplace experience equivalent to the Certificate IV in Frontline Management.

Entry Requirements
To be eligible for this qualification, applicants must:
• Be over the age of 18
• Be employed in a workplace in a role similar to those stated above for a minimum of 20 hours per week
• Have the willing support of their employer
• Hold the BSB40812 Certificate IV in Frontline Management or other relevant qualification/s or have vocational experience in a managerial or senior leadership role. This qualification is NOT suited to a recent school leaver without any significant leadership or managerial experience.

Pathways from the qualification
This qualification is nationally recognised and can only be delivered by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) such as Virtu Business Institute that complies with the governing standards of quality control and quality training and assessment. Upon completion of the course assessments a successful student will be awarded a BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management. Students who exit the training program without completing all assessments will be issued with a statement of attainment for those units in which they have demonstrated competency. Graduates with this qualification often occupy a managerial role and most often have a suitable title reflecting this role within most commercial sectors.

Course Duration
Diploma course duration depends on: a student’s pre existing qualifications and experience, a student’s full time or part time status and study commitment and finally the pace at which the student studies. Our Diplomas can be studied full-time or part time with the student deciding on their own study pace by enrolling in either one or two subjects per Term. Normal duration is one year full-time; two years part-time.

It is expected that the student will allow 10 hours (part time) to 20 hours (full time) per week for their classes and home and work study. Virtu academic year is divided into 4 terms of study per year, with enrolments in January, April, July and October of each year.

Additional Entry requirements for VET Student Loan Students
For students to be eligible to access VET Students Loans they are required to be an Australian citizen; or hold a permanent humanitarian visa and usually reside in Australia; or be a qualifying New Zealand citizen.

Additionally you will be required to provide us with:
– a certified copy of a certificate for a qualification at Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level 4 (or above) that was delivered in English, or
– a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education awarded by an agency or authority of an Australian State or Territory for your completion of year 12 of school, or
– a certificate of competency at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy using an approved assessment tool arranged by Virtu.

Apply Now:
In order for Virtu to determine that a prospective student is academically suited to undertake a particular course, there are 6 steps to complete the application process; Step 1- Complete the online enquiry form and submit it to Virtu, Step 2 – Virtu Staff member will contact you for a face to face and/or Skype interview, Step 3 – Send to Virtu by email or upload to the Virtu website your academic and personal documents, Step 4 – Virtu will send you a formal acceptance of your application, Step 5 – Successful eligible applicants can make an application for VET Student Loans, and/or a Virtu Scholarship, Step 6 – Virtu confirms enrolment, provides information on course commencement date and induction.

Student Study Term 1
VirtuManageHeading_VDIS10092_270x53-2
VDIS10092 Emotional Intelligence and the Operational Plan
Credit Points 15
Management at a strategic level requires systems and procedures and the use of emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management. Individuals are also required to develop and monitor the implementation of an operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans.

This subject includes identifying the impact of ones own emotions and their affect on others, recognising and developing the emotional strengths of others, promoting the development of emotional intelligence in others and utilising emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes.

Students will learn to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information and deal with unpredictable problems using initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams within the broader strategic and/or business plan.

BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan

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VDIS10090 Lead and Manage Effective Teams
Credit Points 15
This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace teams and relationships in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.

It applies to individuals in leadership or management who have a prominent role in establishing and managing teams, processes and procedures to support workplace relationships taking into account the organisation’s values, goals and cultural diversity while building a positive culture within their work teams.

At this level work will normally be carried out within complex and diverse methods and procedures, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.

BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

Student Study Term 2
VirtuManageHeading_VDIS10089_270x53-2
VDIS10089 Manage Quality Customer Service
Credit Points 15
This subject/unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop strategies to manage organisational systems that ensure products and services are delivered and maintained to agreed standards. Organisation may have staff involved in delivering customer service and are responsible for the quality of their work. In many instances the work will occur within the organisation’s policies and procedures framework. At this level, the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies, will be required.

BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service

VirtuManageHeading_VDIS10093_270x53-2
VDIS10093 Undertake Project Work
Credit Points 15
This subject/unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. This unit addresses the management of projects, including developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, financing the project, and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.

This subject applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.

BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

Student Study Term 4
VirtuManageHeading_VDIS10097_270x53-2
VDIS10097 Plan and Implement Administration Systems
Credit Points 15
This subject/unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan or review the requirements of effective administration systems and procedures for implementing, monitoring and reviewing the system.

This subject is appropriate for individuals employed in a range of work environments in senior administrative roles.

BSBADM504 Plan and implement administration systems

Student Study Term 3
VirtuManageHeading_VDIS10096_270x53-2
VDIS10096 Manage Meetings
Credit Points 15
This subject/unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes.

This subject will help those required to organise and manage meetings within their workplace, including conducting or managing administrative tasks in providing agendas and meeting material.

BSBADM502 Manage meetings

VirtuManageHeading_VDIS10091_270x53-2
VDIS10091 Safe Workplace and Continuous Improvement
Credit Points 15
This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements also understanding how to lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on the development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements.

This subject applies to managers working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS legislation, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by relevant legislation while taking an active role in managing a continuous improvement process in order to achieve an organisation’s objectives requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem-solving and decision-making strategies.

BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement

Student Study Term 4
VirtuManageHeading_VDIS10088_270x53-2
VDIS10088 Manage Budgets and Financial Plans
Credit Points 15
This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes. Additionally performance management of staff who report to them directly is considered. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators (KPI) and standards, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management.

The subject applies to managers in a wide range of organisations and sectors who have responsibility for ensuring that work team financial resources are used effectively and are managed in line with financial objectives of the team and organisation. It also covers work allocation and the methods to review performance, reward excellence and provide feedback where there is a need for improvement.

The subject makes the link between performance management and performance development, and reinforces both functions as a key requirement for effective managers.

BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance

BSB50215 Diploma of Business

This qualification prepares individuals for various job titles including executive officers, program consultants and program coordinators. Individuals in these roles may possess substantial experience in a range of business settings, but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions. The qualification may also apply to those with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

Virtu has consulted with industry in designing its BSB50215 Diploma of Business and the course consists of eight (8) elective units of competency selected within the packaging rules of this qualification. The complete set of packaging rules including the available units of competency can be found at: http://training.gov.au/ Training/Details/BSB50215

Pathways into the qualification
All students who enrol into this course will be required to demonstrate that they meet the entry requirements of a BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business, or its equivalent, or have workplace experience equivalent to the BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business.

Entry Requirements
To be eligible for enrolment in this qualification, applicants must:
• Be over the age of 18
• Be employed in a workplace in a role similar to those stated above for a minimum of 20 hours per week
• Have the willing support of their employer
• Hold the BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business or other relevant qualification/s or have vocational experience in a managerial or leadership role.

Pathways from the qualification
This qualification is nationally recognised and can only be delivered by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) such as Virtu that complies with the governing standards of quality control and quality training and assessment. Upon completion of the course assessments the successful student will be awarded a BSB50215 Diploma of Business. Students who exit the training program without completing all assessments will be issued with a statement of attainment for those units in which they have demonstrated competency. Graduates who attain this qualification will have possible job titles such as: executive officer, program consultant and program coordinator.

Course Duration
Diploma course duration depends on: a students pre existing qualifications and experience, a student’s full time or part time status and study commitment and finally the pace at which the student studies. Our Diplomas can be studied full-time or part time with the student deciding on their own study pace by enrolling in either one or two subjects per Term. Normal duration is one year full-time; two years part-time.

It is expected that the student will allow 10 hours (part time) to 20 hours (full time) per week for their classes and home and work study. Virtu academic year is divided into 4 terms of study per year, with enrolments in January, April, July and October of each year.

Additional Entry requirements for VET Student Loan Students
For students to be eligible to access VET Students Loans they are required to be an Australian citizen; or hold a permanent humanitarian visa and usually reside in Australia; or be a qualifying New Zealand citizen.

Additionally you will be required to provide us with:
– a certified copy of a certificate for a qualification at Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level 4 (or above) that was delivered in English, or
– a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education awarded by an agency or authority of an Australian State or Territory for your completion of year 12 of school, or
– a certificate of competency at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy using an approved assessment tool arranged by Virtu.

Apply Now:
In order for Virtu to determine that a prospective student is academically suited to undertake a particular course, there are 6 steps to complete the application process; Step 1- Complete the online enquiry form and submit it to Virtu, Step 2 – Virtu Staff member will contact you for a face to face and/or Skype interview, Step 3 – Send to Virtu by email or upload to the Virtu website your academic and personal documents, Step 4 – Virtu will send you a formal acceptance of your application, Step 5 – Successful eligible applicants can make an application for VET Student Loans, and/or a Virtu Scholarship, Step 6 – Virtu confirms enrolment, provides information on course commencement date and induction.

Student Study Term 1
VirtuManageHeading_VDIS10096_270x53-2
VDIS10096 Manage Meetings
Credit Points 15
This subject/unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes.

This subject will help those required to organise and manage meetings within their workplace, including conducting or managing administrative tasks in providing agendas and meeting material.

BSBADM502 Manage meetings

VirtuManageHeading_VDIS10089_270x53-2
VDIS10089 Manage Quality Customer Service
Credit Points 15
This subject/unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop strategies to manage organisational systems that ensure products and services are delivered and maintained to agreed standards. Organisation may have staff involved in delivering customer service and are responsible for the quality of their work. In many instances the work will occur within the organisation’s policies and procedures framework. At this level, the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies, will be required.

BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service

Student Study Term 2
VirtuManageHeading_VDIS10097_270x53-2
VDIS10097 Plan and Implement Administration Systems
Credit Points 15
This subject/unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan or review the requirements of effective administration systems and procedures for implementing, monitoring and reviewing the system.

This subject is appropriate for individuals employed in a range of work environments in senior administrative roles.

BSBADM504 Plan and implement administration systems

VirtuBusinessHeading_VDIS10098_270x53
VDIS10098 Manage Business Document Design and Development
Credit Points 15
This subject/unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish standards for the design and production of organisational documents and to manage document design and production processes to ensure agreed standards are met.

It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who require well-developed skills in the use of a range of software packages. They use these skills to establish, document and implement consistent standards of document design within an organisation.

BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development

Student Study Term 4
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VDIS10100 Manage Recruitment, Selection and Induction Processes
Credit Points 15
This subject/unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage all aspects of recruitment selection and induction processes in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.

It applies to individuals or human resource personnel who take responsibility for managing aspects of selecting new staff and orientating those staff in their new positions. It is not assumed that the individual will be directly involved in the selection processes themselves, although this may well be the case.

BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes

Student Study Term 3
VirtuManageHeading_VDIS10093_270x53
VDIS10093 Undertake Project Work
Credit Points 15
This subject/unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. This unit addresses the management of projects, including developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, financing the project, and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.

This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.

BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

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VDIS10099 Manage Personal Work Priorities and Professional Development
Credit Points 15
This subject/unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks.

It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment.

BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Student Study Term 4
VirtuBusinessHeading_VDIS10101_270x53
VDIS10101 Manage Risk
Credit Points 15
This subject/unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.

It applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.

BSBRSK501 Manage risk