Manage business document design and 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 BSBADM506B, 'Manage business document design and 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



1. Establish documentation standards

1.1. Identify organisational requirements for information entry, storage, output, and quality of document design and production

1.2. Evaluate organisation's present and future information technology capability in terms of its effect on document design and production

1.3. Identify types of documents used and required by the organisation

1.4. Establish documentation standards and design tasks for organisational documents in accordance with information, budget and technology requirements

2. Manage template design and development

2.1. Ensure standard formats and templates suit the purpose, audience and information requirements of each document

2.2. Ensure document templates enhance readability and appearance, and meet organisational requirements for style and layout

2.3. Test templates, obtain organisational and user feedback, and make amendments as necessary to ensure maximum efficiency and quality of presentation

3. Develop standard text for documents

3.1. Evaluate complex technical functions of software for their usefulness in automating aspects of standard document production

3.2. Match requirements of each document with software functions to allow efficient production of documents

3.3. Test macros to ensure they meet the requirements of each document in accordance with documentation standards

4. Develop and implement strategies to ensure the use of standard documentation

4.1. Prepare explanatory notes for the use of standard templates and macros using content, format and language style to suit existing and future users

4.2. Develop and implement training on the use of standard templates and macros and adjust the content and level of detail to suit user needs

4.3. Produce, circulate, name and store master files and print copies of templates and macros in accordance with organisational requirements

5. Develop and implement strategies for maintenance and continuous improvement of standard documentation

5.1. Monitor use of standard documentation templates and macros, and evaluate the quality of documents produced against documentation standards

5.2. Review documentation standards against the changing needs of the organisation, and plan and implement improvements in accordance with organisational procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBADM506B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC60108 - Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
  • CPC50108 - Diploma of Building Surveying
  • SIS50410 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation Administration
  • SIS50110 - Diploma of Facility Management
  • BSB50207 - Diploma of Business
  • BSB51707 - Diploma of Recordkeeping
  • BSB50407 - Diploma of Business Administration
  • BSB51607 - Diploma of Quality Auditing
  • PSP61010 - Advanced Diploma of Translating
  • PSP52310 - Diploma of Translating
  • CUS50309 - Diploma of Music Business