Manage a supply chain

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 BSBPUR504B, 'Manage a supply chain'.
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. Implement demand driven supply chain management strategy

1.1. Assign responsibility for supply chain management within the organisation in accordance with supply chain management strategy

1.2. Access and operationalise technology and software for implementation of the supply chain management system within the requirements of the strategy and budgetary allocation

1.3. Design policies and procedures to guide business relations and operations in accordance with the strategy

1.4. Design or re-design supporting business processes to support implementation of the strategy

1.5. Provide support to staff, customers and supply chain to assist in implementation of the supply chain management strategy

2. Manage supply chain

2.1. Manage communication and information exchange with strategic partners and suppliers in accordance with the supply chain management strategy

2.2. Facilitate and collaborate with supply chain organisations to determine demand at each level of the supply chain in accordance with the supply chain management strategy

2.3. Manage sales and payments in accordance with supply chain and risk management strategies, and legal and ethical requirements

2.4. Implement actions to build trust and foster a supply chain culture in accordance with the supply chain management strategy

2.5. Identify opportunities to adjust policies and procedures to respond to the changing needs of customers, supply chain and the organisation

3. Evaluate and improve supply chain effectiveness

3.1. Monitor demand chain management and supply chain management in accordance with the supply chain management strategy

3.2. Review and identify improvements in the effectiveness of the supply chain with each level of the supply chain, including staff and customers

3.3. Compare business data and reports to outcomes, budgets, timelines and forecasts to actual performance

3.4. Review technology performance and make recommendations for improvements to hardware, software and/or their use in accordance with strategy and budget

3.5. Use feedback and evaluation results to plan and improve future supply chain management strategies

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBPUR504B appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB51507 - Diploma of Purchasing
  • PSP52510 - Diploma of Government (Procurement and Contracting)
  • SFI50211 - Diploma of Fishing Operations
  • SFI50111 - Diploma of Aquaculture
  • SFI50511 - Diploma of Seafood Processing