Build and sustain an innovative work 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 BSBINN502, 'Build and sustain an innovative work environment'.
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 describe the essential outcomes.

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

1 Lead innovation by example

1.1 Make innovation an integral part of leadership and management activities

1.2 Demonstrate positive reception of ideas from others and provide constructive advice

1.3 Establish and maintain relationships based on mutual respect and trust

1.4 Take considered risks to open up opportunities for innovation

1.5 Regularly evaluate own approaches for consistency with the wider organisational or project context

2 Establish work practices that support innovation

2.1 Consult on and establish working conditions that reflect and encourage innovative practice

2.2 Introduce and maintain workplace procedures that foster innovation and allow for rigorous evaluation of innovative ideas

2.3 Facilitate and participate in collaborative work arrangements to foster innovation

2.4 Build and lead teams to work in ways that maximise opportunities for innovation

3 Promote innovation

3.1 Acknowledge suggestions, improvements and innovations from all colleagues

3.2 Find appropriate ways of celebrating and promoting innovation

3.3 Promote and reinforce the value of innovation according to the vision and objectives of the organisation or project

3.4 Promote and support the evaluation of innovative ideas within the wider organisational or project context

4 Create a physical environment which supports innovation

4.1 Evaluate the impact of the physical environment in relation to innovation

4.2 Collaborate with colleagues about ideas for enhancing the physical work environment before taking action

4.3 Consider potential for supporting innovation when selecting physical resources and equipment

4.4 Design, fitout and decorate workspaces to encourage creative mindsets, collaborative working and the development of positive workplace relationships

5 Provide learning opportunities

5.1 Proactively share relevant information, knowledge and skills with colleagues

5.2 Provide or encourage formal and informal learning opportunities to help develop the skills needed for innovation

5.3 Create opportunities in which individuals can learn from the experience of others