Set up systems that support innovation

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 CUVICS07B, 'Set up systems that support innovation'.
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. Conduct research into organisation systems

1.1. Reasons for incorporating innovation into organisation systems are identified.

1.2. Resources and commitment required to implement innovation are identified.

1.3. Goals of a new innovative system are clarified.

1.4. Innovative systems in other organisations are researched.

1.5. Analysis of current organisational systems is carried out to identify gaps or barriers to innovation.

1.6. Staff who can support and foster innovation in the new systems are identified.

2. Generate innovative system options

2.1. Ideas for innovative work systems that will foster innovation are conceptualised using individual and group techniques.

2.2. The range of ideas are evaluated and discussed with workers and colleagues.

2.3. A system idea is selected that meets the workplace requirements and which is both feasible and innovative.

3. Develop plan for the innovative system

3.1. Analysis of the organisational structure is carried out to identify the impact of the new system on people, resources and finances.

3.2. Staff throughout the organisation who will be involved with, or affected by, the new system are consulted.

3.3. Financial impact of the new system is clarified and funds and resources are allocated.

3.4. Marketing or promotional strategy is developed to educate the organisation on the new system.

3.5. Competencies of the staff who will use the system are evaluated and a learning and development strategy is planned.

4. Trial the innovative work system

4.1. Draft plans for the innovation system are presented to the organisation staff and preliminary feedback is gathered.

4.2. The new system is trialled with a group within the organisation.

4.3. The trial is monitored and action is taken to streamline it where required.

5. Review the trial of the innovative system

5.1. The innovative system is reviewed in relation to its goals and the ways in which it fosters innovation in the workplace.

5.2. The innovative system is adjusted to reflect evaluation feedback.