Implement organisational improvement programs

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 FNSACCT605B, 'Implement organisational improvement programs'.
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 and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Review programs


Program costs and estimates are compared with budget allocations and financial projections


Impact of revenue, cost and operational changes on program together with project completion costs plus program objectives are analysed and estimated using standard financial analysis and resource management techniques


Program outcomes and performance are evaluated against objectives to identify variations, contingencies, and scope for review and development


Financing options, including costs and timeframes and expected returns are assessed against program goals and objectives


Contribute to strategic development


Long term financial objectives and resource management objectives are developed to support organisational goals and aims


Trends and environmental factors are identified through consultation and using standard financial analysis and resource management techniques


Realistic assessments are made of financial and resource management implications of external influencing factors on future objectives and present position


Organisational strengths and weaknesses are evaluated against external relationships and environmental factors


Develop options for improvement


Causes of variations in projected organisational outcomes are identified and appropriate contingency plans are developed and implemented to minimise losses


Organisational plans are regularly reviewed to encompass changes to operational environment and assess factors influencing achievement of objectives


Improvement options are identified and evaluated against organisational weaknesses


Establish systems to support change


Strategic reviews monitor program allocations including analysis of resource management needs, information technology needs and management processes


Expenditure and revenue items are monitored to ensure compliance with budget and variations identified


Aims and goals of identified changes are communicated systematically to staff and personnel using recognised communication processes and techniques


Information on changes is readily available and procedures and guidelines are developed to promote absorption of changes into organisational practices

Qualifications and Skillsets

FNSACCT605B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP60304 - Advanced Diploma of Government (Financial Management)