Direct risk management of a project program

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 BSBPMG608A, 'Direct risk 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 risk management

1.1. Direct potential, perceived and actual risk events for identification, documentation and analysis, in consultation with project managers and appropriate stakeholders, as the basis for project risk management planning

1.2. Select and modify project risk management methods, techniques and tools for project managers to analyse information, evaluate options and determine preferred risk approaches within the overall program environment

1.3. Direct development, communication and implementation of project risk management plans and strategies to ensure clarity of understanding and achievement of project objectives across the program

1.4. Develop and maintain a project risk management system to enable effective management and communication of risk events, responses and results to stakeholders across projects within the program

2. Direct management of project risk and manage program risk

2.1. Manage the program in accordance with agreed project risk management plans

2.2. Review progress, analyse variance and initiate risk responses to achieve program and multiple project objectives in changing environments

2.3. Direct risks to multiple project outcomes for monitoring, and ensure remedial actions are authorised to achieve project objectives

3. Assess project and program risk management outcomes

3.1. Review and analyse project outcomes to assess the effectiveness of the project risk management system for projects, program and organisational outcomes

3.2. Aggregate, analyse and structure lessons learned, for project managers and senior management to undertake strategic review and planning

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBPMG608A 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