Manage expatriate staff

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 BSBHRM511, 'Manage expatriate staff'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage expatriate staff' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1 Plan for offshore work

1.1 Review type of work to be conducted offshore and record roles, tasks and responsibilities of team members

1.2 Research cultural, linguistic and regulatory differences of offshore work site

1.3 Evaluate Australian and host country taxation law as it affects offshore work

1.4 Review and select options for employment contracts and remuneration arrangements

1.5 Develop selection procedures ensuring employee adaptability

1.6 Create team and individual work plans and timeframes

1.7 Ensure that necessary work permits, visas and immunisations are obtained and that travel and accommodation arrangements are made

1.8 Plan for required technologyand equipment for offshore team

2 Support expatriate staff to achieve goals

2.1 Arrange for the provision of cultural awareness training and orientation to new work site and living situation

2.2 Provide relevant organisational information and clarify performance expectations

2.3 Establish clear procedures for open and honest communication

2.4 Manage team dynamics and support team performance

2.5 Review individual and group performance and provide development opportunities

2.6 Assist in the management of conflict and address disputes and grievances

2.7 Recognise and reward contributions of team members

3 Arrange and evaluate repatriation

3.1 Support staff to plan for repatriation

3.2 Assign work roles and responsibilities to returning staff

3.3 Provide mentoring through transition following return to Australia

3.4 Evaluate effectiveness of management strategies and support for expatriated staff