Develop, implement and review purchasing strategies

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 BSBPUR501B, 'Develop, implement and review purchasing strategies'.
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 purchasing objectives

1.1. Research and analyse the suitability of industry benchmarks for purchasing for the organisation

1.2. Analyse organisation's purchasing data and information

1.3. Undertake consultations with relevant stakeholders and personnel to inform development of purchasing objectives

1.4. Draft purchasing objectives in line with organisation's goals

1.5. Gain approval from relevant personnel for purchasing objectives

2. Develop purchasing strategies

2.1. Develop purchasing strategies, taking into account legal requirements and purchasing objectives

2.2. Include five rights in purchasing criteria

2.3. Develop human resource, financial and other plans to support implementation of purchasing strategies

2.4. Make changes resulting from feedback from relevant personnel about purchasing plans and strategies

2.5. Gain approval for plans to implement purchasing plans and strategies

3. Implement purchasing strategies

3.1. Communicate purchasing strategies to relevant personnel and stakeholders

3.2. Access resources needed to implement purchasing strategies

3.3. Provide support to implement purchasing strategies

3.4. Monitor implementation of purchasing strategies by the organisation

3.5. Identify and address problems and issues arising during implementation of purchasing strategies

3.6. Provide reports to relevant personnel and stakeholders on the implementation of purchasing strategies

4. Evaluate purchasing strategies and implement improvements

4.1. Review implementation of purchasing strategies

4.2. Identify improvements to purchasing strategies from review process

4.3. Gain approval to implement improvements to purchasing strategies

4.4. Communicate improvements to relevant stakeholders and provide support to implement improvements

4.5. Monitor and review implementation of improvements to determine their effectiveness

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBPUR501B appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB51507 - Diploma of Purchasing
  • SIT40207 - Certificate IV in Tourism
  • SIT50107 - Diploma of Tourism
  • SFI50211 - Diploma of Fishing Operations
  • SFI50111 - Diploma of Aquaculture
  • SFI50511 - Diploma of Seafood Processing
  • CUE60303 - Advanced Diploma of Stage Management
  • CUE50403 - Diploma of Venues and Events
  • CUE60203 - Advanced Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production)
  • CUE60403 - Advanced Diploma of Venues and Events
  • HLT52007 - Diploma of Practice Management