Instructions to Learner Assessment instructions Overview Prior to commencing the assessments, your trainer/assessor will explain each assessment task and the terms and conditions relating to the submission of your assessment task. Please consult with your trainer/assessor if you are unsure of any questions. It is important that you understand and adhere to the terms and conditions, and address fully each assessment task. If any assessment task is not fully addressed, then your assessment task will be returned to you for resubmission. Your trainer/assessor will remain available to support you throughout the assessment process. Written work Assessment tasks are used to measure your understanding and underpinning skills and knowledge of the overall unit of competency. When undertaking any written assessment tasks, please ensure that you address the following criteria: Address each question including any sub-points Demonstrate that you have researched the topic thoroughly Cover the topic in a logical, structured manner Your assessment tasks are well presented, well referenced and word processed Your assessment tasks include your full legal name on each and every page. Active participation It is a condition of enrolment that you actively participate in your studies. Active participation is completing all the assessment tasks on time.
Plagiarism Plagiarism is taking and using someone else's thoughts, writings or inventions and representing them as your own. Plagiarism is a serious act and may result in a learner’s exclusion from a course. When you have any doubts about including the work of other authors in your assessment, please consult your trainer/assessor. The following list outlines some of the activities for which a learner can be accused of plagiarism: Presenting any work by another individual as one's own unintentionally Handing in assessments markedly similar to or copied from another learner Presenting the work of another individual or group as their own work Handing in assessments without the adequate acknowledgement of sources used, including assessments taken totally or in part from the internet.
If it is identified that you have plagiarised within your assessment, then a meeting will be organised to discuss this with you, and further action may be taken accordingly.
Complete the following activities individually or in a group (as applicable to the specific activity and the assessment environment).
Where applicable, a signed observation by either an approved third party or the assessor will need to be included in these activities as proof of completion. Activity 1A
To provide you with an opportunity to know about statistical analysis of Australian and international market data to interpret international market trends and developments.
To provide you with an opportunity to identify the need to analyse trends and developments within Australia and relevant international settings for their potential impact on international business activity within target market.
To provide you with an opportunity to know how to identify aspects of culture that may impact international business activity within target market.
Refer to Case Study A.
Identify and research two cultural differences that may be encountered when attempting to set up an office and work in Japan, and their effects on the Weller Entertainment’s business.
Refer to Case Study B.
1. Using the ratings statistics for Outback Ridge, you must:
Find the measures of central tendency using all three methods (mean, mode and median) for each country’s ratings Find the measures of dispersion for each country’s ratings by using the following techniques: o standard deviation o range o mean difference between both countrie
Refer to Case Study C.
1. Name three methods that you could use to analyse comparative international market qualitative information for a review of international business performance.
2. Using one of the analysis techniques from question one, analyse the feedback of Outback Ridge from Japanese viewers, and compare that to the feedback from Australian viewers.