Appraise business

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 CPPDSM4029A, 'Appraise business'.
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



1Research the market.

1.1 Appropriate information is identified and organised in a format suitable for analysis according to legislative and agency requirements.

1.2 Business technology is used to access and organise information according to agency requirements.

1.3 Market information is processed and analysed to assist in making an assessment of the listed business' marketability and viability.

1.4 Current business financial data is collected and evaluated to determine financial status according to agency requirements.

1.5 Current market value of business assets and trends for similar businesses are obtained and analysed to establish benchmarks.

1.6 Client is informed of relevant current market factors and their potential impact on the business' sale or purchase price according to agency requirements.

2Appraise the business.

2.1 Sourceandoccupancy documents are obtained and analysed according to legislative and agency requirements.

2.2 Ownership and status of the business and relevant associated components are determined in line with statutory and agency requirements.

2.3 Profitability of the business and associated components is determined using appropriate appraisal practices according to agency requirements.

2.4 Market-related pricing structures are determined and assessed against buyer and seller expectations.

2.5 Feedback is collated and provided to personnel and agencies involved in the appraisal process.

2.6 Recommendations are made to the client regarding purchase or selling price according to agency requirements and procedures.

3Complete appraisal.

3.1 Appraised price is determined on the basis of the appraisal and negotiated with the client.

3.2 Conclusions and recommendations are prepared from source documents that provide constructive advice for future appraisals.

3.3 Records and documentation are completed according to client and agency requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPPDSM4029A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPP40307 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)
  • CPP40507 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Business Broking)
  • CPP50409 - Diploma of Property Services (Business Broking)