Develop and manage international business operations

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 AMPMGT805, 'Develop and manage international business operations'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Develop and manage international business operations' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Identify and analyse impacts of international factors on the business operation and functions

1.1 Confirm core activities, customer base, business values and current business direction

1.2 Review performance data from all areas of the business to identify strengths, weaknesses and critical success factors relevant to international business activity

1.3 Identify and analyse trends and developments trends for their potential impact on international business activity

1.4 Gather and analyse comparative international market information as a basis for reviewing business performance

2. Investigate international business opportunities in the areas of investment, trade, finance and workforce development

2.1 Gather and document market intelligence from available sources

2.2 Assess current capabilities to identify areas for improvement or exploitation within international markets

2.3 Analyse international market performance of existing and potential competitors and their products or services to identify potential opportunities or threats

2.4 Identify and analyse legal, ethical and environmental constraints of the international market for their effect on international business activity

2.5 Identify current and emerging needs in international markets that link positively to the business's strengths or capabilities

2.6 Identify business needs in terms of changes required to address international market opportunities

3. Operate international business activities

3.1 Identify available international business positioning strategies and choose a strategy to meet marketing requirements

3.2 Develop a positioning implementation plan in accordance with organisational requirements

3.3 Identify international business options and develop strategies for products, pricing, sourcing, logistics, promotion and distribution

3.4 Identify options and proposed strategies for international business payments, investment capital and accounting and taxation issues

3.5 Identify relevant international financial compliance requirements and regulations

3.6 Identify and prepare documentation requirements for export

3.7 Identify investment, trade, financial, taxation and workforce risks in the international business operation and develop contingency strategies

3.8 Develop or amend operational plans to address international business activity in accordance with organisational requirements