Develop innovative ideas at work

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 CUVICS03B, 'Develop innovative ideas at work'.
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



1. Interpret the need for innovation

1.1. The need, brief or opportunity for innovation within workplace context is recognised.

1.2. Assumptions about products/processes are challenged to identify opportunities for innovation.

1.3. Possible future contexts and environments for the innovation are projected.

1.4. End user requirements are identified.

1.5. Resources and constraints are identified.

1.6. Factors and ethical considerations that may impact on the idea are researched.

1.7. Relevant organisational knowledge is accessed.

1.8. Desired outcomes from innovation are identified.

2. Generate a range of ideas

2.1. Ideas are conceptualised using a range of creative thinking techniques.

2.2. Relevant knowledge to explore a range of approaches is applied.

2.3. Stimulation from alternative sources is sought.

2.4. Ideas are tested against the brief and other factors.

2.5. Preferred idea/s is selected.

3. Collaborate with others

3.1. Idea/s is developed in conjunction with relevant people.

3.2. Feedback is sought and accepted from relevant people in an appropriate fashion.

3.3. Idea/s is modified according to feedback.

3.4. A network of peers is established, maintained and utilised to develop the idea/s.

4. Reflect on idea/s

4.1. Idea/s is analysed from different perspectives using structured reflection.

4.2. Appropriate strategies are used to capture reflections.

4.3. Time is allowed for the development and analysis of idea/s.

4.4. Reflections are utilised to improve the idea/s.

5. Represent idea/s

5.1. An appropriate communication method is selected for the target audience.

5.2. The presentation of the idea/s is developed with the audience in mind.

5.3. The idea/s is presented to educate/inform the client.

5.4. The idea/s is modified according to client feedback.

6. Evaluate the idea/s

6.1. The idea/s is reviewed using appropriate evaluation methods to ensure it meets required needs.

6.2. The idea/s is modified as required.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUVICS03B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUL50104 - Diploma of Library-Information Services
  • CUE30303 - Certificate III in Venues and Events (Customer Service)
  • CUE40403 - Certificate IV in Venues and Events (Customer Service)