Profile international markets

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 BSBMKG516, 'Profile international markets'.
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 describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Select potential international markets for further investigation

1.1 Determine readiness to market products or services internationally

1.2 List potential international markets for further investigation

1.3 Identify information sources to inform process for selection of international markets

1.4 Determine and document criteria to determine suitability of international markets for product or service

1.5 Access and use information sources to determine suitability of international markets for product or service to be marketed

1.6 Select international markets for profiling

2. Identify target market

2.1 Evaluate and choose approaches for determining and describing total market within selected countries, for a product or service

2.2 Define target market for a product or service in terms of prospective users/consumers, selected market segment/s, and cultural appropriateness of product or service

2.3 Use segment descriptors to describe target market

2.4 Identify available marketing strategic options and select targeting strategy that best meets requirements of the marketing plan

2.5 Check cultural appropriateness of chosen targeting strategy using available information sources

3. Profile target audience

3.1 Describe total and selected market and selected market segment/s as a consumer profile

3.2 Ensure consumer profile identifies consumer characteristics in standard statistical terms and/or descriptive terms used in media selection

3.3 Use demographic data and/or psychographic descriptions in consumer profile in accordance with requirements of the marketing plan

3.4 Ensure profile meets organisational requirements for language, format, content and level of detail

4. Develop positioning strategy

4.1 Identify available positioning strategies and choose a strategy to meet marketing requirements and consumer profile, including culture of profiled groups

4.2 Check cultural appropriateness of chosen positioning strategies using available information sources

4.3 Write a positioning implementation plan in accordance with organisational requirements