Manage environmental performance

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 BSBMGT507A, 'Manage environmental performance'.
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 and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Develop a business plan to enhance environmental performance


A business plan is developed that reflects the organisation's policies and commitment to environmental sustainability as an integral part of business operations


Procedures are developed to maximise/enhance integration of environment, finance, safety and other areas of impacts and opportunities


Procedures are developed to maximise environmental opportunities and minimise environmental impacts, and expert advice is obtained as required


Continuous improvement policies and practices monitor and report on the environmental performance of the organisation


The organisation's activities and products are designed to minimize life cycle impacts


Financial and human resources for the operation of environmental systems are identified, sought and/or provided as required


Changing trends and opportunities relevant to the organisation are identified, analysed and taken into account at the planning stage


Manage environmental impact and opportunity


Identification and assessment of existing and potential environmental impacts and opportunities is conducted and advice is sought as required


Procedures for ongoing management of environmental impacts and opportunities are developed and integrated with the organisation's policies and procedures


Environmental procedures are addressed at the planning, design and evaluation stages of any change in the workplace to ensure that ongoing impacts and opportunities are identified


Contingency plans are established to manage impacts and opportunities when long-term solutions are not readily available


Ongoing training program is developed to identify and fulfil employees' environmental training needs


Promote innovation and opportunity


Continuous improvement and sustainable innovation are promoted as an essential part of doing business


Procedures are developed to analyse and communicate the costs and benefits of innovations and improvements


New ideas are actively sought and entrepreneurial behaviour is encouraged in employees, workplace committees and teams


Procedures are established to actively seek the support of the supply chain for implementing sustainable innovation and continuous improvement


Members of the supply chain are encouraged to meet high standards of environmental performance


Manage system to record and report environmental impacts and opportunities


System is managed to record and report environmental performance as an integral part of the organisation's record keeping and performance evaluation system


Patterns of environmental non-compliance are identified and addressed and opportunities for environmental management improvements are acted upon


Evaluate environmental performance


Processes are developed to ensure that ongoing evaluation of environmental performance, is part of the organisation's procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBMGT507A appears in the following qualifications:

  • UEG50106 - Diploma of Gas Industry Operations
  • FPP50110 - Diploma of Pulp and Paper Process Management