Develop and assess a meat retailing business opportunity

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 AMPMGT503, 'Develop and assess a meat retailing business opportunity'.
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 a business opportunity

1.1 Locate and review relevant market, client, product and service information

1.2 Assess collective capability of existing staff and facilities

1.3 Use techniques including brainstorming, discussions, lateral thinking and de Bono's Six Thinking Hats® method to generate business opportunity ideas

1.4 Identify, explore and evaluate sources for additional information and fresh business opportunity ideas

1.5 Identify personal and business objectives of developing opportunities

1.6 Obtain input from others to improve and sort initial ideas

2. Develop a business concept

2.1 Review and prioritise a range of business opportunity ideas to develop business concepts

2.2 Calculate basic business planning estimates for new business concepts

2.3 Identify and review relevant legal and regulatory requirements

2.4 Determine and document criteria for determining the feasibility of new business ideas

2.5 Undertake preliminary assessment of feasibility of business concepts and seek specialist advice as required

2.6 Identify risks of business concepts and undertake risk assessment

2.7 Select the most feasible ideas for further development into business plans

2.8 Prepare basic documentation to communicate business concepts to stakeholders

3. Work with others to advance the business concept

3.1 Determine requirements for partners, alliances and advisors to advance business concept

3.2 Identify and assess potential partners, alliances and advisors

3.3 Seek relevant legal advice to protect interest throughout negotiations

3.4 Conduct negotiations to advance the concept

3.5 Negotiate and develop partnership, alliance and advisory arrangements, if appropriate

3.6 Confirm partnership, alliance and advisory arrangements using legal processes, where relevant