Design and manage the enterprise quality management system

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 AHCBUS604A, 'Design and manage the enterprise quality management system'.
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. Compare enterprise systems and processes with industry benchmarks

1.1. Industry benchmarks for best practice are sourced and acquired.

1.2. Production performance is examined using comparative analysis techniques.

1.3. Relevant codes of practice are identified and implemented.

1.4. Business systems are audited against best practice criteria.

1.5. Marketing plans are analysed and Quality Assurance (QA) schemes evaluated.

1.6. Human Resources management practices are audited against best practice criteria.

1.7. Environmental/natural resources parameters are identified and assessed against best practice.

2. Identify areas for improvement within the enterprise

2.1. Measurable targets and performance indicators are established.

2.2. Systematic strategic planning is implemented within the business.

2.3. An ethos for producing quality products is embedded in the enterprise culture.

2.4. Quality standards are defined for products, physical and natural resources, and inputs.

2.5. Targets and performance indicators are established.

2.6. Commitment to knowledge and learning is established.

2.7. Effective communication strategies are implemented with staff and other stakeholders.

3. Undertake continuous monitoring of systems and processes

3.1. Mechanisms for gaining feedback information are implemented.

3.2. Performance is reviewed against targets and performance indicators in an appropriate evaluation cycle.

3.3. Reporting and documenting procedures are designed.

3.4. Improvements to systems and processes are implemented.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCBUS604A appears in the following qualifications:

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