Manage project scope

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 BSBPMG502A, 'Manage project scope'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Manage project scope' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Conduct project authorisation activities

1.1. Develop and confirm procedures for project authorisation with an appropriate authority as the basis for future project management activity and the commitment of resources and effort

1.2. Obtain authorisation to expend resources

2. Conduct project scope definition activities

2.1. Identify project objectives, deliverables, constraints, exclusions, assumptions and principal work activities

2.2. Establish measurable project benefits and outcomes to enable evaluation of project performance

2.3. Establish agreement to a shared understanding of desired project outcomes with relevant stakeholders

2.4. Develop and implement scope management plan

3. Manage application of scope controls

3.1. Implement agreed scope management procedures and processes

3.2. Manage the impact of scope changes within established time, cost and quality constraints according to change control procedures and to meet project objectives

3.3. Review progress and record results to assess the effectiveness of scope management procedures

3.4. Identify and document scope management issues and recommended improvements, and pass on to higher authority for application to future projects


Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBPMG502A appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB50307 - Diploma of Customer Contact
  • BSB50807 - Diploma of International Business
  • BSB60307 - Advanced Diploma of Customer Contact
  • BSB51407 - Diploma of Project Management
  • CHC60308 - Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
  • CHC52310 - Diploma of Community Services (Development and/or Humanitarian Assistance)
  • PSP51304 - Diploma of Government (Project Management)