Develop and implement a business plan

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 BSBMGT617A, 'Develop and implement a business plan'.
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. Develop business plan

1.1. Review and evaluate pre-existing strategic, business and operational plan, if available

1.2. Analyse and interpret business vision, mission, values and objectives

1.3. Consult with key stakeholders

1.4. Review market requirements for the product or service, profile customer needs and research pricing options

1.5. Develop performance objectives and measures through consultation with key stakeholders

1.6. Identify financial, human and physical resource requirements for the business

1.7. Consider any permits or licences that may be required for new activity

1.8. Write business plan

2. Monitor performance

2.1. Communicate business plan to all relevant parties and ensure understanding of performance requirements and timeframes

2.2. Ensure skilled labour is available to implement plan

2.3. Test performance measurement systems and refine, if necessary

2.4. Ensure timely reports on all key aspects of the business are available, user-friendly and balanced in terms of financial and non-financial performance

2.5. Report system failures, product failures and variances to the business plan as they occur

3. Respond to performance data

3.1. Analyse performance reports against planned objectives

3.2. Review performance indicators and refine if necessary

3.3. Ensure groups and individuals contributing to under-performance are coached, and provide training where appropriate

3.4. Review system processes and work methods regularly as part of continuous improvement

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBMGT617A appears in the following qualifications:

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  • LMF60102 - Advanced Diploma of Furnishing Management
  • FNS60310 - Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing
  • FNS60410 - Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning
  • FNS60810 - Advanced Diploma of Financial Risk Management
  • FNS50810 - Diploma of Financial Risk Management
  • FNS51510 - Diploma of Credit Management
  • CPC60208 - Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
  • CPP60211 - Advanced Diploma of Property Services (Asset and Facility Management)
  • CPP50611 - Diploma of Security and Risk Management
  • CPP50409 - Diploma of Property Services (Business Broking)
  • AUR50105 - Diploma of Automotive Management
  • AUR40105 - Certificate IV in Automotive Management
  • BSB60110 - Advanced Diploma of Advertising
  • BSB60607 - Advanced Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety
  • BSB60507 - Advanced Diploma of Marketing
  • BSB60807 - Advanced Diploma of Recordkeeping
  • BSB60907 - Advanced Diploma of Management (HumanResources)
  • BSB60407 - Advanced Diploma of Management
  • CSC60107 - Advanced Diploma of Correctional Management
  • CUS60309 - Advanced Diploma of Music Business
  • CUS60209 - Advanced Diploma of Sound Production
  • AHC60410 - Advanced Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
  • CUV60103 - Advanced Diploma of Arts Management
  • CUV60307 - Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development
  • SIT60207 - Advanced Diploma of Events
  • MTM50211 - Diploma of Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)
  • MTM60111 - Advanced Diploma of Meat Processing
  • SFI50211 - Diploma of Fishing Operations
  • SFI50111 - Diploma of Aquaculture
  • SFI50511 - Diploma of Seafood Processing
  • 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
  • TLI60210 - Advanced Diploma of Deployment Logistics
  • TLI60110 - Advanced Diploma of Materiel Logistics
  • HLT61307 - Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT61107 - Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing)
  • CUF60107 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media