Work effectively with the Board of an organisation

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 CHCMGT007, 'Work effectively with the Board of an organisation'.
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



Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria specify the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Plan for working with Board


Differentiate and document the member, governance and management issues of the organisation in the organisation's governance policy guidelines


Identify and document the relationships between governance issues and management issues


Identify and document roles, responsibilities and procedures for Board members

2. Facilitate the development of Board


Communicate the organisation’s governance policy to new Directors


Inform Directors of continuing professional development opportunities


Monitor relevant aspects of the appropriate federal, state and local legislation and by-laws for organisation compliance and provide advice to ensure Directors follow legal requirements when carrying out Board duties


Communicate with Board members when their input and assistance is needed to contribute to organisational outcomes

3. Provide detailed information for the Board


Prepare a structured Board paper containing an agenda and all necessary information and recommendations


Provide Board members with the papers in sufficient time to study them before the meeting


Communicate emerging issues in the industry that are likely to have an impact on the organisation's business and strategic plan


Evaluate the identified emerging issues within a risk management and due diligence framework for their impact on the organisation and communicate this information to the Board


Differentiate governance and management issues and agree with the Board


Communicate organisational progress in relation to business and strategic plans as well as areas of concern


Provide recommendations for future actions and directions


Agree on future actions, directions, timeframes and responsibilities and document decisions


Ensure complete and accurate minutes are recorded and reported to the Board

4. Ensure regular communication with the Board


Implement actions and communicate outcomes as per documented decisions and in accordance with policies and procedures


Provide information and advice regularly to the Board to foster ongoing informed decision-making


Brief the Chairperson in detail on all key issues at all times


Seek feedback from the Board in relation to performance