Manage project procurement

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 BSBPMG509A, 'Manage project procurement'.
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. Determine procurement requirements

1.1. Identify procurement requirements with input from stakeholders as the basis for procurement planning and contracts

1.2. Establish and maintain, within delegated authority, an agreed procurement management plan and strategies to ensure clarity of understanding between stakeholders and achievement of project objectives

2. Establish agreed procurement processes

2.1. Obtain information from established sources capable of fulfilling procurement requirements to determine how project objectives can be met

2.2. Adopt established selection processes and selection criteria, including occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, and communicate to stakeholders and prospective contractors or suppliers to ensure fair competition

2.3. Obtain approvals for procurement processes to be used for the project from higher project authority to enable formal discussions to be conducted

3. Conduct contracting and procurement activities

3.1. Communicate agreed proposals and/or specifications to prospective contractors or suppliers to ensure clarity of understanding of project objectives

3.2. Evaluate responses and select preferred contractors or suppliers in accordance with current legal requirements and agreed selection processes

3.3. Conduct negotiations with preferred contractor or supplier, with guidance of higher project authority if necessary, to agree on contract terms and conditions, establish common goals and minimise uncertainty

4. Implement contract and/or procurement

4.1. Implement established procurement management plan and make modifications with higher project authority approval, to ensure a common approach to achievement of objectives

4.2. Review progress and manage agreed changes to ensure timely completion of tasks, resolution of conflicts and achievement of project objectives within the legal framework of the contract

4.3. Identify and report procurement management problems to higher project authority and implement agreed remedial actions to ensure project objectives are met

5. Manage contract and procurement finalisation procedures

5.1. Conduct finalisation activities to ensure contract deliverables meet contractual requirements

5.2. Review project outcomes using available procurement records and information to determine effectiveness of contracting and procurement processes and procedures

5.3. Document lessons learned and recommended improvements, and pass on to higher project authority for application in future projects

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBPMG509A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA52210 - Diploma of Public Safety (Compliance)
  • 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)
  • TLI50210 - Diploma of Materiel Logistics
  • CUF50507 - Diploma of Costume for Performance
  • CUF50307 - Diploma of Broadcast Technology
  • CUF50407 - Diploma of Specialist Make-up Services