Manage new product or process development

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 AMPMGT502, 'Manage new product or process development'.
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. Identify potential for new product or process development

1.1 Analyse internal and external environments including legislative frameworks, industry directions, enterprise goals and consumer trends to identify emerging opportunities

1.2 Describe enterprise goals for the development of new product or process

1.3 Identify and evaluate potential products or processes consistent with the goals and directions of the enterprise

1.4 Obtain enterprise estimates and forecasts of required production levels, costs, sales and required rate of return

1.5 Identify regulatory requirements for the development and sale of new product or process

2. Develop and test product or process

2.1 Prepare schedules and plans for the development and trial of new product

2.2 Identify sources of technical expertise and information

2.3 Research and refine product or process concept

2.4 Develop prototype and evaluate it for impact on meat quality and food safety

2.5 Refine and confirm specifications for new product or process

3. Evaluate feasibility of product or process for the enterprise

3.1 Prepare samples of new products

3.2 Coordinate, monitor and evaluate trials and tests of product or processes for commercial operation

3.3 Gather and analyse customer and consumer feedback

3.4 Assess enterprise capacity to support new product or process and identify system strengths and weaknesses

3.5 Prepare resource analyses and proposals for the introduction of new product or process

3.6 Cost new product for commercial implementation and evaluate it against enterprise forecasts of production, costs, sales and rate of return

3.7 Conduct risk assessment

3.8 Prepare and present recommendations including risk management strategies

4. Scale up operations for commercial implementation

4.1 Obtain and schedule resources for commercial operation

4.2 Prepare action plans for the scale up to commercial operations in consultation with enterprise personnel

4.3 Prepare and implement communication and consultation strategies to inform stakeholders of progress and gain their commitment to the process

4.4 Identify food safety requirements of new product or process and include them in food safety system and plans

4.5 Develop and implement monitoring and control systems

4.6 Prepare contingency plans

4.7 Train personnel in new product or processes, systems and procedures

4.8 Commission product or process with minimum disruption to other operations

5. Evaluate market impact of new product

5.1 Prepare product information and samples for marketing and promotion

5.2 Determine targets for new product or process in consultation with relevant personnel, in accordance with enterprise goals and operations

5.3 Measure product or process performance against targets

5.4 Analyse causes for not achieving targets and prepare recommendations for improvement

5.5 Gather and analyse customer or consumer feedback and include results in recommendations for improvement