Promote innovation in a team environment

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 BSBINN301, 'Promote innovation in a team environment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Promote innovation in a team environment' 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 Create opportunities to maximise innovation within the team

1.1 Evaluate and reflect on what the team needs and wants to achieve

1.2 Check out information about current or potential team members’ work in the context of developing a more innovative team

1.3 Bring people into the team or make suggestions for team members based on what needs to be achieved and the potential for cross fertilising ideas

1.4 Acknowledge, respect and discuss the different ways that people may contribute to building or enhancing the team

2 Organise and agree effective ways of working

2.1 Jointly establish ground rules for how the team will operate

2.2 Agree and communicate responsibilities in ways that encourage and reinforce teambased innovation

2.3 Agree and share tasks and activities to ensure the best use of skills and abilities within the team

2.4 Plan and schedule activities to allow time for thinking, challenging and collaboration

2.5 Establish personal reward and stimulation as an integral part of the team’s way of working

3 Support and guide colleagues

3.1 Model behaviour that supports innovation

3.2 Seek external stimuli and ideas to feed into team activities

3.3 Proactively share information, knowledge and experiences with other team members

3.4 Challenge and test ideas within the team in a positive and collaborative way

3.5 Proactively discuss and explore ideas with other team members on an ongoing basis

4 Reflect on how the team is working

4.1 Debrief and reflect on activities and on opportunities for improvement and innovation

4.2 Gather and use feedback from within and outside the team to generate discussion and debate

4.3 Discuss the challenges of being innovative in a constructive and open way

4.4 Take ideas for improvement, build them into future activities and communicate key issues to relevant colleagues

4.5 Identify, promote and celebrate successes and examples of successful innovation