Research business opportunities

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 BSBSBM301A, 'Research business opportunities'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Research business opportunities' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance Criteria

1

Identify business opportunities

1.1

Business opportunities are investigated and identified

1.2

Feasibility study is undertaken to determine likely business viability

1.3

Specialist services and sources of advice are identified where required

1.4

Impacts of emerging or changing technology including e-commerce, on business operations are evaluated

1.5

Practicability of business opportunity assessed in line with perceived risks, returns sought and resources available

2

Identify personal business skills

2.1

Financial and business skills available are identified and taken into account when business opportunities are researched

2.2

Technical competencies required in regard to the business opportunity identified and assessed in line with current competencies of available personnel

2.3

Personal skills/attributes are assessed and matched against those perceived as necessary for a particular business opportunity

2.4

Business Risks are identified and assessed according to resources available and personal preferences


Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBSBM301A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUR31205 - Certificate III in Automotive Retail, Service and Repair
  • AUR20105 - Certificate II in Automotive Administration
  • AUR21105 - Certificate II in Automotive Sales
  • AUR30105 - Certificate III in Automotive Administration
  • AUR31005 - Certificate III in Automotive Sales
  • AUR50105 - Diploma of Automotive Management
  • AUR40105 - Certificate IV in Automotive Management
  • SIF40108 - Certificate IV in Funeral Services
  • CUV40203 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUV40103 - Certificate IV in Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft