Manage innovation and continuous improvement

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 BSBMGT608B, 'Manage innovation and continuous improvement'.
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. Review programs, systems and processes

1.1. Establish strategies to monitor and evaluate performance of key systems and processes

1.2. Undertake detailed analyses of supply chains, operational and product/service delivery systems

1.3. Identify performance measures, and assessment tools and techniques, and evaluate their effectiveness

1.4. Analyse performance reports and variance from plans for all key result areas of the organisation

1.5. Identify and analyse changing trends and opportunities relevant to the organisation

1.6. Seek advice from specialists, where appropriate, to identify technology and electronic commerce opportunities

2. Develop options for continuous improvement

2.1. Brief groups on performance improvement strategies and innovation as an essential element of competition

2.2. Foster creative climate and organisational learning through the promotion of interaction within and between work groups

2.3. Encourage, test and recognise new ideas and entrepreneurial behaviour where successful

2.4. Accept failure of an idea during trialling, and recognise, celebrate and embed success into systems

2.5. Undertake risk management and cost benefit analyses for each option/idea approved for trial

2.6. Approve innovations through agreed organisational processes

3. Implement innovative processes

3.1. Promote continuous improvement as an essential part of doing business

3.2. Address impact of change and consequences for people, and implement transition plans

3.3. Ensure objectives, timeframes, measures and communication plans are in place to manage implementation

3.4. Implement contingency plans in the event of non-performance

3.5. Follow-up failure by prompt investigation and analysis of causes

3.6. Manage emerging challenges and opportunities effectively

3.7. Evaluate continuous improvement systems and processes regularly

3.8. Communicate costs and benefits of innovations and improvements to all relevant groups and individuals

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBMGT608B appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICP50310 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing)
  • ICP50410 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Management_Sales)
  • ICP50210 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Multimedia)
  • ICP50510 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Process Improvement)
  • LMF60102 - Advanced Diploma of Furnishing Management
  • CPP60211 - Advanced Diploma of Property Services (Asset and Facility Management)
  • CHC51008 - Diploma of Children's Services (Outside school hours care)
  • CHC60308 - Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
  • CHC60108 - Advanced Diploma of Disability Work
  • CHC60208 - Advanced Diploma of Children's Services
  • CHC80108 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Community Sector Management
  • CHC50908 - Diploma of Children's Services (Early childhood education and care)
  • ICA60105 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
  • CUS60109 - Advanced Diploma of Music
  • CUS60309 - Advanced Diploma of Music Business
  • CUS60209 - Advanced Diploma of Sound Production
  • CUV60307 - Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development
  • HLT61307 - Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT61207 - Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practice)
  • CUF60107 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media