Manage mediation processes

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Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 BSBHRM510, 'Manage mediation processes'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Manage mediation processes' 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 Develop mediation guidelines

1.1 Research and collate history of disputes and dispute resolution within the organisation, including triggers for disputes

1.2 Consult identified key stakeholders to determine requirements related to mediation

1.3 Determine mediation requirements within the organisation

1.4 Research and document models and systems for mediation

1.5 Identify and document parameters for a mediation system from consultation and research process

1.6 Draft and validate guidelines for mediation with stakeholders

1.7 Obtain endorsement for guidelines from senior management team

1.8 Circulate guidelines and train mediators in guidelines and procedures

2 Prepare for mediation

2.1 Identify parties in dispute requiring mediation and explain mediation procedure, in accordance with established guidelines

2.2 Obtain agreement and willingness to participate in mediation process

2.3 Conduct separate interviews with parties in dispute and clarify issues

2.4 Verify and document position of each party to the dispute

2.5 Determine boundaries for allowable options in dispute

3 Settle dispute through mediation

3.1 Use a range of communication techniques to mediate

3.2 Establish mutual agreement between parties in dispute

3.3 Formulate options for resolution of dispute and preferences

3.4 Continue with mediation until agreement is reached or time constraints conclude

4 Finalise and review mediation

4.1 Circulate documented agreements to all parties and complete all documentation required by organisational guidelines

4.2 Review effectiveness of mediation, identify improvements and refine mediation guidelines

4.3 Assess and maintain currency of knowledge and skill base of mediators