Evaluate e-business opportunities

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 BSBEBUS501A, 'Evaluate e-business opportunities'.
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

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Analyse the external e-business environment


The extent of e-business and its applications are identified


The current or likely effect of e-business on key sectors of the economy which impact on the business, is evaluated


The impact of e-business in the business' industry sector is researched and evaluated


A competitive analysis of existing and potential competitors and allies in e-business is undertaken


The likely impact of embracing e-business solutions is estimated for the business using valid and reliable information sources


The potential impact of foreign and domestic government legislation is evaluated


Analyse the business' capabilities in relation to e-business


The business' existing resources and core competencies are evaluated to identify competitive advantage


Value chain analysis is completed across the organisation to identify processes and relationships that may benefit from the adoption of e-business solutions


Threats and opportunities for the business related to the introduction of e-business solutions are identified


Implications for the value chain of adopting e-business solutions are assessed


Risks and obstacles in implementing e-business solutions are evaluated and ways to deal with them identified


Resource analysis is conducted to identify cost and revenue implications in developing opportunities


Evaluate e-business opportunities


New capabilities provided by the Internet and other forms of e-business are identified through research and consultation and possible changes to the business and its culture are evaluated


New e-business opportunities are identified and evaluated in terms of their compatibility with business goals and direction and their likely contribution to the business


Legal and ethical issues relating to e-business opportunities are identified and evaluated


The impact of the international nature of e-business is evaluated for each business opportunity


The viability of making changes to current operations to take advantage of e-business opportunities is determined through cost-benefit analysis


Timeframes required for implementation are evaluated for e-business opportunities

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBEBUS501A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICA50205 - Diploma of Information Technology (Project Management)
  • ICA60105 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology