Direct procurement and contracting for 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 BSBPMG609A, 'Direct procurement and contracting for 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 for project contracting and procurement

1.1. Direct product specifications and procurement requirements for procurement and contract planning, in consultation with appropriate stakeholders

1.2. Direct development of procurement strategies, methods and management plans in line with project objectives across the program

2. Direct set up of contract and procurement process

2.1. Direct project managers to source organisations that meet procurement requirements

2.2. Establish selection processes and selection criteria, in consultation with stakeholders, and arrange for communication to prospective contractors

2.3. Ensure contract and procurement actions accord with organisation and program objectives

3. Direct management of contract and procurement process

3.1. Provide direction for requirements of proposals and arrange communication to prospective contractors

3.2. Ensure responses are evaluated and preferred contractors are selected in accordance with agreed selection processes

3.3. Direct negotiation of contract terms and conditions between client and preferred contractor

4. Direct management of contracts

4.1. Direct management of contract and procurement activities in accordance with program contract and procurement management guidelines

4.2. Provide direction for regular reviews from available records and information, and ensure variances are analysed and changes are agreed for implementation

4.3. Ensure project managers work within the legal and organisational framework for contracts

4.4. Identify potential, perceived and actual contractual conflicts and approve remedial actions to minimise disruption

5. Direct finalisation of contracts

5.1. Direct finalisation activities for management of contract deliverables in accordance with contractual project and program requirements

5.2. Direct review and analysis of project outcomes to determine the effectiveness of contract and procurement processes and procedures

5.3. Aggregate and use lessons learned for application in planning and implementation of later projects within the program and, where appropriate, pass on to organisational management for use in strategic planning

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBPMG609A appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB60707 - Advanced Diploma of Project Management
  • CHC52310 - Diploma of Community Services (Development and/or Humanitarian Assistance)
  • CHC80108 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Community Sector Management
  • ICA60105 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
  • TAE50310 - Diploma of International Education Services
  • TLI60210 - Advanced Diploma of Deployment Logistics
  • TLI60110 - Advanced Diploma of Materiel Logistics