This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

PLN4600 The Practice of Planning
Credit Points: 15

This unit examines the responsibilities and role of the Certified Practising Planner in Australia.  It identifies the main elements of the practice of planning for the private, public and not for profit organisations and their respective functions.  This includes practice management, legislative, administrative and financial reporting, liability and indemnity requirements and human and technological resources.  The role of operational and documentation procedures and standards and information sources and management are also discussed.   Other contributions are examined including professional development as advocate, expert witness or mentor, community involvement and charitable involvement.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K11Bachelor of Planning
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2008 VET: 31/03/2008