Develop, implement and monitor program schedules

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 CUAPPM505, 'Develop, implement and monitor program schedules'.
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 describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Assess market requirements

1.1 Analyse audience research and statistics to assess current performance of station’s program schedule

1.2 Identify target audience requirements, markets and demographic parameters as basis for program scheduling

1.3 Liaise with relevant personnel to determine direction and nature of programs required to meet broadcaster’s policies and objectives

1.4 Document appropriate market research and consumer patterns in viewing or listening, as required

2. Assess current program schedule

2.1 Analyse current program inventory and types, and suggest additions or variations to more effectively meet broadcaster’s policies and objectives

2.2 Evaluate performance indicators of current scheduling to determine strategies to increase or consolidate audience shares

2.3 Review market segments already catered for in the current schedule and identify market segments that may require additional or new programming

2.4 Assess program schedule for revenue performance and return on investment where applicable, according to station policies and objectives

2.5 Evaluate potential for scheduling programs across a range of distribution and transmission channels

3. Plan program schedules

3.1 Devise a range of scheduling options that meet audience and station need to achieve desired audience shares, in line with station requirements, policies and codes of practice

3.2 Make program scheduling decisions based on audience appeal, interest and variety to maximise audience flows and audience demographic targets

3.3 Develop program schedule, using industry-standard scheduling software and assigning appropriate weighting to programs, to achieve required impact and response

3.4 Obtain sign-off on proposed schedule, as required for implementation

4. Implement and monitor program schedules

4.1 Oversee implementation of agreed schedule in line with organisational procedures and commercial time constraints

4.2 Monitor, evaluate and assess program schedule on a continuing basis to ensure it continues to meet audience targets

4.3 Modify program schedule as required in consultation with relevant personnel