Develop 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 CUFPPM501A, 'Develop 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



Assess market requirements

1. Analyse audience research and statistics to assess current performance of station's program schedule

2. Identify target audience requirements, markets and demographic parameters as the basis for program scheduling

3. Liaise with relevant personnel to determine direction and nature of programs required to meet broadcaster's policies and objectives

4. Document appropriate market research and consumer patterns in viewing or listening as required

Assess current program schedule

5. Assess current program inventory and types and suggest additions or variations to it in order to meet broadcaster's policies and objectives more effectively

6. Assess performance indicators of current scheduling to determine strategies to increase or consolidate audience shares

7. Evaluate market segments already catered for in the current schedule and identify market segments that may require additional or new programming

8. Assess program schedule in terms of revenue performance and return on investment where applicable, according to station policies and objectives

9. Consider strategies for scheduling programs across a range of distribution and transmission channels

Plan program schedules

10. Devise program schedules that achieve desired audience shares in line with station requirements, policies and codes of practice

11. Ensure program schedules maximise audience flows and audience demographic targets

12. Consider program scheduling decisions in terms of audience appeal, interest and variety

13. Ensure programs have appropriate weighting according to required impact and response

14. Obtain sign-off on implementing proposed schedules as required

Monitor program schedules

15. Monitor, evaluate and assess program schedules on a continuing basis to ensure they continue to meet audience targets

16. Modify program schedules as required in consultation with relevant personnel