Manage a board meeting

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 BSBATSIL408, 'Manage a board meeting'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1 Plan a board meeting

1.1 Identify type of meeting to be conducted and any rules, cultural protocols, policies and procedures affecting its planning and conduct

1.2 Prepare an agenda reflecting the business of the meeting, with consultation between the chair, secretary and manager

1.3 Determine the date, time and location of the meeting, taking into consideration all relevant rules, cultural protocols, policies and procedures

1.4 Issue invitations to members and guests in a timely manner to maximise attendance

1.5 Plan and implement transport and other arrangements to maximise attendance

1.6 Circulate background papers prior to the meeting in an appropriate form and with adequate time for members to prepare for the meeting

2 Conduct a board meeting

2.1 Ensure a quorum is present before commencing meeting

2.2 Follow rules and cultural protocols

2.3 Follow meeting agenda and timeframes

2.4 Provide opportunities for participants to listen and speak, and show respect for different views

2.5 Manage difficult situations that arise in a respectful and sensitive manner

2.6 Use agreed decision-making processes to ensure decisions reflect participants’ views

2.7 Develop an action plan to implement decisions

3 Identify confidential business

3.1 Advise board members when to observe required confidentiality

3.2 Seek declarations of potential and real conflict of interest

4 Ensure minutes are taken

4.1 Appoint a minute-taker

4.2 Review minutes to ensure they contain required information

4.3 Approve minutes and provide them to members and guests as appropriate

4.4 Ensure procedures are in place to store minutes adequately and with appropriate access

5 Monitor the implementation of decisions

5.1 Communicate decisions to relevant people

5.2 Monitor the action plan to ensure completion

5.3 Present reports of outcomes of implementation at board meetings