Develop and review a strategic plan

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 AHCBUS603A, 'Develop and review a strategic plan'.
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



1. Clarify goals and direction

1.1. Focus, direction and structure of the enterprise are considered and accounted for in the development and review of the strategic plan.

1.2. Need for development and change is assessed and identified.

1.3. Competitive and collaborative factors are identified.

1.4. Legal obligations and estate considerations are identified and considered.

1.5. Measurable goals and targets, which are enterprise consistent, are considered and developed.

2. Undertake strategic analysis

2.1. Accurate data is accessed using reliable sources for use in review and development.

2.2. Value chain analysis is completed for the enterprise and competitive implications are identified.

2.3. Competitive and collaborative opportunities are analysed and assessed.

2.4. Expansion opportunities are assessed for viability and feasibility.

2.5. Comprehensive analysis of all relevant data and information is undertaken to formulate a viable and realistic strategic plan.

3. Develop and document strategic plan

3.1. Performance measures are clear and address all key aspects of enterprise performance.

3.2. The implications of the strategic plan for the enterprise are identified, documented and incorporated.

3.3. Value adding activities and opportunities are systematically introduced.

3.4. Strategic plan initiatives and desired outcomes are clearly communicated to all relevant parties.

3.5. Strategic performance is evaluated for gaps and strengths, and appropriate remedial action implemented.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCBUS603A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC60310 - Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management
  • AHC60110 - Advanced Diploma of Agriculture
  • AHC60210 - Advanced Diploma of Horticulture
  • SFI50111 - Diploma of Aquaculture