Manage business capital

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AHCAGB605, 'Manage business capital'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Assess the capital needs of the business

1.1 Determine working capital and capital requirements for development

1.2 Determine return on capital or opportunity cost of development capital

2. Assess appropriate equity levels for the business

2.1 Assess risks associated with the business

2.2 Identify personal and business risk preferences

2.3 Analyse equity levels in comparable enterprises using benchmark data

3. Establish and maintain appropriate financing arrangements for the business

3.1 Determine capacity to service debt and meet liabilities

3.2 Sources of funds are identified and terms and conditions compared and evaluated

3.3 Conduct negotiations to ensure the establishment of the most favourable terms and conditions

3.4 Source loan funds and check agreements

3.5 Monitor costs of finance to keep them within defined budget limits

3.6 Manage relationships with finance providers

3.7 Monitor the economic environment and assess implications for the business

4. Monitor and review the mix of liabilities

4.1 Conduct regular reviews of the mix of liabilities and the costs and determine the benefits associated with reconfiguring loans

4.2 Review and renegotiate loans as appropriate

5. Monitor equity, return on equity

5.1 Review valuations on assets and monitor the effect on equity

5.2 Calculate returns on assets and returns on equity and use to assist business performance