Manage projects and strategies

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 CHCORG609D, 'Manage projects and strategies'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Manage projects and strategies' 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

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Consider the need and scope for the project/ strategy

1.1 In considering the need for the project or strategy, review the extent to which existing initiatives and services already address needs and issues, and incorporate results into scoping report

1.2 Clearly articulate to key stakeholders the rationale and underpinning values and beliefs for the proposed project or strategy, and seek their views and involvement as appropriate

1.3 Develop a concept plan and submit to decision-makers for consideration and approval prior to proceeding to the project plan stage

2. Prepare a project plan

2.1 Develop project plan, incorporating relevant literature and other information

2.2 Ensure project plan identifies:

a set of aims and specific and assessable objectives which address identified needs

a proposed timetable for the project/strategy

financial costs of project/strategy and relationship with available resources

benefits to client of the proposed project/ strategy

2.3 Ensure plan takes account of anticipated context and specific nature of people who will be involved in developing and implementing the project/strategy

2.4 Undertake an appropriate level of consultation with all contributors to proposed project/strategy and report their views clearly and accurately

2.5 Negotiate aspects of the plan with relevant people as required

3. Identify and acquire resources to make implementation of project plan possible

3.1 Develop funding options for implementing the plan

3.2 Where resources are not available, submit funding proposals to relevant bodies as appropriate

3.3 Make funding submissions in accordance with any guidelines available from funding bodies and written in a format acceptable to decision-makers

3.4 Undertake appropriate liaison and negotiation with decision-makers and potential funding bodies to advance the case to acquire resources

4. Promote and advertise project/strategy

4.1 Develop a marketing/promotion strategy and submit for approval to decision-makers prior to project implementation

4.2 Use a variety of appropriate communication media to promote project to target audience

5. Manage implementation of project/strategy

5.1 Support those involved in implementing the project or strategy to establish and maintain clarity about the aim and objectives to be pursued

5.2 Clearly and appropriately convey logistical details to those implementing the project/strategy, including time scales, place, resources, staffing, limits and administrative procedures relating to income and expenditure

5.3 Establish, monitor and regularly review, policies and procedures to manage the use of staff, equipment and other physical assets

5.4 Develop project budget and monitor expenditure and resources against budget, in line with organisation policies, procedures and planned time scales

5.5 Identify risks associated with implementing the project or strategy and take steps to maximise high quality project outcomes

5.6 Implement strategies to ensure project/strategy is implemented in line with relevant guidelines and legal requirements and is sufficiently flexible to suit a variety of contexts and to cope with contingencies

5.7 Implement strategies to ensure project or strategy is adapted in the light of feedback, and to take account of changing social, political and economic contexts

6. Evaluate and report on project/strategy

6.1 In choosing an evaluation strategy, examine a variety of models

6.2 Ensure the evaluation strategy employs appropriate techniques to collect data, taking into account the nature of information, time and resource constraints and views of people and groups who have a stake and interest

6.3 Regularly monitor implementation of the project or strategy against the agreed plan

6.4 Ensure collection, collation and reporting of evaluation information meets standards and needs of decision-makers, funding agencies and other people and groups with a stake in the project/ strategy

6.5 Use evaluation information collected to revise project/strategy, and to guide ongoing development and implementation and possible future directions


Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCORG609D appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC70208 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Community Services Practice (Client assessment and case management)
  • CHC52008 - Diploma of Community Services (Case management)
  • CHC50808 - Diploma of Social Housing
  • CHC60108 - Advanced Diploma of Disability Work
  • CHC70108 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Community Services Practice (Statutory child protection)
  • CHC70308 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice
  • HLT43207 - Certificate IV in Health Administration