Direct communications management of a project program

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 BSBPMG607A, 'Direct communications management of a project program'.
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. Direct planning of project communications

1.1. Direct project information requirements in consultation with appropriate stakeholders as the basis for projects and program communications planning

1.2. Direct communications management plans and activities to ensure clarity of understanding and achievement of multiple project objectives at all levels

1.3. Develop project management information system (PMIS), structure and procedures to maintain the quality, validity, timeliness and integrity of information and communication across the program and in regard to organisational strategic management

2. Direct management of project information

2.1. Direct the generation, gathering, storage, retrieval, analysis and dissemination of information by project staff and stakeholders to improve decision making processes and communications across the program and between the projects

2.2. Direct information validation processes for development, management and modification to ensure consistent quality and accuracy of data across the program

3. Manage program communications

3.1. Develop and manage formal and informal communication networks between the organisation's management structure, program, projects and key stakeholders to ensure effectiveness throughout the multiple life cycles of projects within the program

3.2. Address potential, perceived and actual problems with communication and management information systems through project managers, and ensure remedial actions are authorised to ensure project, program and organisational objectives are met

3.3. Manage customer relationships beyond the delegated responsibility of project managers to ensure clarity of understanding of objectives and to minimise conflict across the program

4. Analyse communications management outcomes

4.1. Direct project finalisation activities to ensure ownership of, and responsibility for, information outcomes

4.2. Review and analyse project outcomes to determine the effectiveness of management information and communications systems

4.3. Aggregate and use lessons learned across multiple projects for other applications in the program and the organisation

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBPMG607A appears in the following qualifications:

  • FNS60810 - Advanced Diploma of Financial Risk Management
  • FNS50810 - Diploma of Financial Risk Management
  • BSB60707 - Advanced Diploma of Project Management
  • CHC80108 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Community Sector Management
  • ICA60105 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology