Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners

DEFFIN015 Mapping and Delivery Guide
Support the management of the public sector finance function

Version 1.0
Issue Date: November 2018


Qualification -
Unit of Competency DEFFIN015 - Support the management of the public sector finance function
Description
Employability Skills
Learning Outcomes and Application This unit describes the skills required to provide management of projects, programs and activities within the public sector Finance Domain management function.This unit applies to those responsible for the development or management of the public sector Finance Domain.The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to, particularly those related to financial management.Those undertaking this unit would be working under minimal supervision and/or supervising small teams while undertaking management tasks within the Finance Function. They would perform complex tasks in familiar context.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Duration and Setting X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.

As a minimum, assessors must satisfy applicable regulatory requirements, which include requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations, current at the time of assessment.

As a minimum, assessment must satisfy applicable regulatory requirements, which include requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations, current at the time of assessment.

Assessment must occur in workplace operational situations where it is appropriate to do so; where this is not appropriate, assessment must occur in simulated workplace operational situations that replicate workplace conditions.

Assessment processes and techniques must be appropriate to the language, literacy and numeracy requirements of the work being performed and the needs of the candidate.

Resources for assessment must include access to:

a range of relevant exercises, case studies and/or other simulations

relevant and appropriate materials, tools, equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) currently used in industry

applicable documentation, including workplace procedures, regulations, codes of practice and operation manuals

acceptable means of simulated assessment.

Prerequisites/co-requisites
Competency Field Financial Management
Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners Student Learning Resources Handouts
Activities
Slides
PPT
Assessment 1 Assessment 2 Assessment 3 Assessment 4
Elements of Competency Performance Criteria              
Element: Facilitate effective communication
  • Ensure strategies and processes are in place to enable effectual communication
  • Develop and implement consultation strategies to ensure stakeholder input into planning and decision making
  • Facilitate the collection of feedback
       
Element: Develop and maintain productive working relationships
  • Use networks to build workplace relationships
  • Conduct ongoing planning to ensure the development and maintenance of workplace relationships
       
Element: Promote continuous improvement
  • Promote and reinforce the value of innovation in line with the vision and objectives of the organisation
  • Encourage team members to participate in development and innovation initiatives
  • Prioritise competing demands to achieve team and organisational objectives
       
Element: Manage Finance Domain project
  • Define project scope
  • Develop and maintain a project timetable
  • Administer and monitor project
  • Measure progress to determine potential, perceived and actual scope and timetable changes
  • Complete project deliverables and finalise project
       


Evidence Required

List the assessment methods to be used and the context and resources required for assessment. Copy and paste the relevant sections from the evidence guide below and then re-write these in plain English.

ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1

Facilitate effective communication

1.1

Ensure strategies and processes are in place to enable effectual communication

1.2

Develop and implement consultation strategies to ensure stakeholder input into planning and decision making

1.3

Facilitate the collection of feedback

2

Develop and maintain productive working relationships

2.1

Use networks to build workplace relationships

2.2

Conduct ongoing planning to ensure the development and maintenance of workplace relationships

3

Promote continuous improvement

3.1

Promote and reinforce the value of innovation in line with the vision and objectives of the organisation

3.2

Encourage team members to participate in development and innovation initiatives

3.3

Prioritise competing demands to achieve team and organisational objectives

4

Manage Finance Domain project

4.1

Define project scope

4.2

Develop and maintain a project timetable

4.3

Administer and monitor project

4.4

Measure progress to determine potential, perceived and actual scope and timetable changes

4.5

Complete project deliverables and finalise project

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria on at least one occasion and include:

communicating purpose, roles and responsibilities

facilitating two-way flow of information

identifying and resolving problems

monitoring team performance

using project management tools to develop, implement and manage a project.

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria and include knowledge of:

key subject matter experts

organisational structure, roles and responsibilities

relevant legislation and organisation policies

relevant project and team management techniques.


Submission Requirements

List each assessment task's title, type (eg project, observation/demonstration, essay, assignment, checklist) and due date here

Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

(add new lines for each of the assessment tasks)


Assessment Tasks

Copy and paste from the following data to produce each assessment task. Write these in plain English and spell out how, when and where the task is to be carried out, under what conditions, and what resources are needed. Include guidelines about how well the candidate has to perform a task for it to be judged satisfactory.

ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1

Facilitate effective communication

1.1

Ensure strategies and processes are in place to enable effectual communication

1.2

Develop and implement consultation strategies to ensure stakeholder input into planning and decision making

1.3

Facilitate the collection of feedback

2

Develop and maintain productive working relationships

2.1

Use networks to build workplace relationships

2.2

Conduct ongoing planning to ensure the development and maintenance of workplace relationships

3

Promote continuous improvement

3.1

Promote and reinforce the value of innovation in line with the vision and objectives of the organisation

3.2

Encourage team members to participate in development and innovation initiatives

3.3

Prioritise competing demands to achieve team and organisational objectives

4

Manage Finance Domain project

4.1

Define project scope

4.2

Develop and maintain a project timetable

4.3

Administer and monitor project

4.4

Measure progress to determine potential, perceived and actual scope and timetable changes

4.5

Complete project deliverables and finalise project

Range is restricted to essential operating conditions and any other variables essential to the work environment.

Non-essential conditions may be found in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

Copy and paste from the following performance criteria to create an observation checklist for each task. When you have finished writing your assessment tool every one of these must have been addressed, preferably several times in a variety of contexts. To ensure this occurs download the assessment matrix for the unit; enter each assessment task as a column header and place check marks against each performance criteria that task addresses.

Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
Ensure strategies and processes are in place to enable effectual communication 
Develop and implement consultation strategies to ensure stakeholder input into planning and decision making 
Facilitate the collection of feedback 
Use networks to build workplace relationships 
Conduct ongoing planning to ensure the development and maintenance of workplace relationships 
Promote and reinforce the value of innovation in line with the vision and objectives of the organisation 
Encourage team members to participate in development and innovation initiatives 
Prioritise competing demands to achieve team and organisational objectives 
Define project scope 
Develop and maintain a project timetable 
Administer and monitor project 
Measure progress to determine potential, perceived and actual scope and timetable changes 
Complete project deliverables and finalise project 

Forms

Assessment Cover Sheet

DEFFIN015 - Support the management of the public sector finance function
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Assessment Record Sheet

DEFFIN015 - Support the management of the public sector finance function

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