Manage project communications

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 BSBPMG507A, 'Manage project communications'.
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. Plan communications processes

1.1. Identify, document and analyse information requirements, with input from stakeholders and guidance from a higher project authority, as the basis for communications planning

1.2. Develop, within delegated authority, an agreed communications management plan to ensure clarity of understanding and achievement of project objectives throughout the project life cycle

1.3. Establish and maintain designated project management information system (PMIS) to ensure the quality, validity, timeliness and integrity of information and communication

2. Manage project information

2.1. Manage the generation, gathering, storage, retrieval, analysis and dissemination of information by project staff and stakeholders within established systems and procedures to aid decision making processes throughout the project life cycle

2.2. Implement, modify, monitor and control designated information validation processes to optimise quality and accuracy of data

2.3. Implement and maintain agreed communication networks between project staff, client and other stakeholders to ensure effective communications at appropriate levels throughout the project life cycle

2.4. Identify communication and information management system problems and report them to a higher project authority

3. Assess communications management outcomes

3.1. Conduct finalisation activities to ensure agreed ownership of, and responsibility for, information collected

3.2. Review project outcomes to determine the effectiveness of management information and communications processes and procedures

3.3. Identify and document lessons learned and recommended improvements, and pass on to higher project authority for application in future projects

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBPMG507A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA52210 - Diploma of Public Safety (Compliance)
  • CPC50509 - Diploma of Fire Systems Design
  • CPC50308 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
  • BSB50307 - Diploma of Customer Contact
  • BSB50807 - Diploma of International Business
  • BSB60307 - Advanced Diploma of Customer Contact
  • BSB51407 - Diploma of Project Management
  • PSP51304 - Diploma of Government (Project Management)
  • TLI50210 - Diploma of Materiel Logistics