Manage a project

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 CUSADM03A, 'Manage a project'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Manage a project' 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

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance Criteria

1

Determine scope of projects

1.1

Clarify the boundaries of the project, or section of a larger project, in terms of purpose, budget, aim, product, outcome of project, and the timeline

1.2

Identify limits of own and others' responsibility and reporting requirements

1.3

Determine available resources

2

Develop a plan for the limited project or section of the larger project

2.1

Develop plan and confirm (as required): timeline, milestones, deliverables, and communication protocols

2.2

Build the reporting requirements into the plan

2.3

Clarify and confirm resource requirements and where resources can be obtained

2.4

Specify timeline and confirm and what is to be achieved by each deadline

2.5

Consult with team members and take their views into account when formulating plan

2.6

Inform the team members and other interested personnel of the project, the deadlines and how it is to be organised

3

Administer and monitor project

3.1

Provide detailed information on roles and responsibilities to those involved in the project

3.2

Clarify aim and confirm purpose, product, outcome of project for personnel involved

3.3

Support those involved in the project to ensure that agreed outcomes are achieved

3.4

Establish and maintain a file of all relevant documentation and correspondence

3.5

Monitor progress toward deadlines and take appropriate action where necessary to ensure timely outcomes

3.6

Complete reporting requirements as agreed

3.7

Implement and monitor financial control plans

3.8

Monitor human resources issues

3.9

Adjust plans and roles and responsibilities as required

3.10

Finalise project within agreed timelines

4

Review project against plan

4.1

Review project in terms of:

aim/purpose

budget

quality of outcome

risk management

meeting of deadlines

4.2

Involve project team members in the evaluation

4.3

Document success and factors influencing success to inform future project planning


Qualifications and Skillsets

CUSADM03A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUL50104 - Diploma of Library-Information Services
  • PUA41606 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Public Affairs)