Manage operational plan

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 BSBMGT515A, 'Manage operational plan'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Develop operational plan

1.1. Research, analyse and document resource requirements and develop an operational plan in consultation with relevant personnel, colleagues and specialist resource managers

1.2. Develop and/or implement consultation processes as an integral part of the operational planning process

1.3. Ensure details of the operational plan include the development of key performance indicators to measure organisational performance

1.4. Develop and implement contingency plans at appropriate stages of operational planning

1.5. Ensure the development and presentation of proposals for resource requirements is supported by a variety of information sources and seek specialist advice as required

1.6. Obtain approval for plan from relevant parties and ensure understanding among work teams involved

2. Plan and manage resource acquisition

2.1. Develop and implement strategies to ensure that employees are recruited and/or inducted within the organisation's human resources management policies and practices

2.2. Develop and implement strategies to ensure that physical resources and services are acquired in accordance with the organisation's policies, practices and procedures

3. Monitor and review operational performance

3.1. Develop, monitor and review performance systems and processes to assess progress in achieving profit and productivity plans and targets

3.2. Analyse and interpret budget and actual financial information to monitor and review profit and productivity performance

3.3. Identify areas of under performance, recommend solutions, and take prompt action to rectify the situation

3.4. Plan and implement systems to ensure that mentoring and coaching are provided to support individuals and teams to effectively, economically and safely use resources

3.5. Negotiate recommendations for variations to operational plans and gain approval from designated persons/groups

3.6. Develop and implement systems to ensure that procedures and records associated with documenting performance are managed in accordance with organisational requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBMGT515A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICP50410 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Management_Sales)
  • ICP50510 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Process Improvement)
  • PUA51310 - Diploma of Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture)
  • FNS60810 - Advanced Diploma of Financial Risk Management
  • FNS50810 - Diploma of Financial Risk Management
  • FNS51410 - Diploma of Loss Adjusting
  • FNS50310 - Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management
  • FNS50410 - Diploma of Conveyancing
  • FNS60110 - Advanced Diploma of Insurance Broking
  • CPC50408 - Diploma of Plumbing and Services
  • CPC50308 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
  • CPC50210 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
  • CPP50511 - Diploma of Property Services (Asset and Facility Management)
  • CPP50307 - Diploma of Property Services (Agency Management)
  • AUR50105 - Diploma of Automotive Management
  • AUR40105 - Certificate IV in Automotive Management
  • BSB51807 - Diploma of Unionism and Industrial Relations
  • BSB51707 - Diploma of Recordkeeping
  • BSB50807 - Diploma of International Business
  • BSB51107 - Diploma of Management
  • BSB50507 - Diploma of Franchising
  • BSB50107 - Diploma of Advertising
  • BSB51307 - Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety
  • FPP50110 - Diploma of Pulp and Paper Process Management
  • CHC60108 - Advanced Diploma of Disability Work
  • CHC60208 - Advanced Diploma of Children's Services
  • PSP60904 - Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection)
  • PSP51104 - Diploma of Government (Management)
  • FPI50105 - Diploma of Forest and Forest Products
  • FPI50410 - Diploma of Timber Truss and Frame Design
  • FPI50310 - Diploma of Timber Truss and Frame Manufacture
  • CUS50309 - Diploma of Music Business
  • CUV50407 - Diploma of Photoimaging
  • CUV60103 - Advanced Diploma of Arts Management
  • SFI50211 - Diploma of Fishing Operations
  • SFI50111 - Diploma of Aquaculture
  • SFI50511 - Diploma of Seafood Processing
  • CUE50403 - Diploma of Venues and Events
  • CUE60203 - Advanced Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production)
  • CUE60103 - Advanced Diploma of Design for Live Production, Theatre and Events
  • CUE60403 - Advanced Diploma of Venues and Events
  • TLI50410 - Diploma of Logistics
  • TLI50510 - Diploma of Deployment Logistics
  • FDF50210 - Diploma of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • FDF50110 - Diploma of Food Processing
  • HLT52007 - Diploma of Practice Management
  • HLT60807 - Advanced Diploma of Neurophysiology Technology
  • HLT50707 - Diploma of Hyperbaric Technology
  • SIR40207 - Certificate IV in Retail Management
  • CUF50507 - Diploma of Costume for Performance
  • CUF50307 - Diploma of Broadcast Technology
  • CUF50407 - Diploma of Specialist Make-up Services
  • CUF50207 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media
  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media
  • CUF50607 - Diploma of Scenery and Set Construction

And the skillsets: