Review human resources functions

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 BSBHRM404A, 'Review human resources functions'.
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. Research human resources functions

1.1 Review business strategy and human resources strategy, clarify human resources issues for review, and document scope of review

1.2 Identify local, state or territory, national and international human resources networks for human resources professionals

1.3 Identify information sources for human resources data and information

1.4 Select a research strategy suitable to the topic and consult with relevant personnel

1.5 Undertake research and review research findings

2. Review policy and procedures frameworks

2.1 Locate policies and procedures relevant to the organisation

2.2 Analyse strengths and weaknesses of policies and procedures

2.3 Consider legislation, regulations and standards that apply to the policies and procedures and the organisation

2.4 Identify sustainability issues that relate to human resources functions

3. Apply ethical framework

3.1 Review ethical requirements associated with the human resources function under review

3.2 Consider ethical obligations and confidentiality requirements of human resources personnel working in the area under review

3.3 Document behaviours associated with working ethically in the area under review

4. Analyse HR metrics

4.1 Select appropriate technology to gather workforce data and information to review human resources functions

4.2 Identify sources of workforce data

4.3 Collate and analyse data and establish key trends and critical information

5. Report on research outcomes

5.1 Identify options for change suited to organisational culture, and any possible change barriers

5.2 Collate, analyse and document key findings of the review

5.3 Write report on outcomes of research

5.4 Develop recommendations for change