Lead innovative thinking and practice

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 BSBINN801A, 'Lead innovative thinking and practice'.
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. Generate innovative thinking and creativity

1.1. Research and use a range of techniques and tools to generate new ideas and thinking

1.2. Research and analyse trends shaping organisation's current and future thinking and practice

1.3. Introduce and promote creative thinking techniques to foster personal and team innovation

1.4. Evaluate overall context for individual and collective innovative thinking and creativity

1.5. Research and analyse specific conditions for innovation and issues that impact on individual and collective innovative thinking and creativity

1.6. Research and review innovation drivers and enablers

2. Lead innovative practices

2.1. Develop personal leadership style to model positive innovative thinking and practice

2.2. Review, challenge and refine own style and practice in relation to modelling and supporting innovation

2.3. Assess and determine the requirements to promote sustainable innovative activity for the operational context and people involved

2.4. Devise and implement most appropriate means to promote knowledge transfer

2.5. Identify, evaluate and manage risks associated with innovation within an organisation

3. Generate and support a culture of innovation

3.1. Introduce and promote innovative practices, processes, products or services appropriate to audience and organisational requirements

3.2. Establish ways to capture, communicate and share innovative ideas and practices

3.3. Initiate and foster communication, consultation and team development approaches that support innovation

3.4. Identify, assess and provide adequate resources for innovation to occur

3.5. Develop and apply strategies to foster a workplace culture capable of encouraging innovation

3.6. Establish mechanisms at system and process level that can support innovation

4. Sustain innovative thinking and practice

4.1. Develop strategies to make innovation an integral part of organisational activity

4.2. Develop and monitor processes to ensure ongoing awareness of individual and collective contributions to innovative thinking and practice

4.3. Analyse potential barriers and risks to innovation and devise strategies to respond

4.4. Analyse and reflect on innovation performance as a basis for developing strategies for improvement

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBINN801A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP70110 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Government (Strategic Procurement)
  • FPI60111 - Advanced Diploma of Forest Industry Sustainability
  • TAE80110 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Leadership
  • TAE70310 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in International Education Services
  • TAE80210 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)
  • CUV60307 - Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development
  • MTM80111 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Agribusines