Evaluate organisation's financial performance

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 FNSACCT608B, 'Evaluate organisation's financial performance'.
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


Evaluate returns to operations


Cash flow and profitability patterns are trended to identify current position and expected returns from investments and projected operations


Averaged returns are disaggregated to assess strengths and weaknesses in organisational performance


Investment returns are evaluated against risk, profit and capital budget requirements


Determine short and long term needs


Resources required by organisation to meet short and long term obligations are identified and costed using standard financial analysis techniques


Financial priorities are established and reviewed based on reported performance and identified trends, organisational objectives and expected returns to operations and investments


Financial options review and analyse a range of possible assets and liabilities to optimise the capital mix required to support operations and trading need


Organisational policies and procedures for expenditures and investments are evaluated to ensure relevance to changing personnel profiles


Debt to equity targets are analysed in terms of organisation's expected performance and established in line with organisational objectives using standard accounting techniques


Review performance


Forecasts are justifiable given observed trends, information, events and assumptions


Standard errors are calculated to produce levels of accuracy suitable for planning purposes


Forecasts are reviewed regularly in line with actual performance and alternative sources of information


Risk strategies are assessed for long term viability and harmonised with short term goals and obligations

Qualifications and Skillsets

FNSACCT608B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP60304 - Advanced Diploma of Government (Financial Management)