Manage innovative thinking and practice in the forest and wood products industry

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 FWPCOT6208, 'Manage innovative thinking and practice in the forest and wood products industry'.
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 describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.

1. Identify opportunities to stimulate innovative thinking and creativity

1.1 Integrate and apply current innovative practice and organisational trends to the development of experiences for innovative thinking and creativity in an organisation.

1.2 Analyse operational issues and conditions as a stimulus for innovative thinking and creativity.

1.3 Identify opportunities to initiate and manage individual and collective innovative thinking and creativity activities based on operational analysis.

1.4 Apply workplace methods and tools for generating new ideas and innovative thinking.

2. Manage innovative practices

2.1 Review, challenge and refine own management style and practice to model and support innovation.

2.2 Determine operational requirements needed to promote sustainable innovative practices.

2.3 Identify and allocate appropriate resources for implementing innovation.

2.4 Provide opportunities for innovative change and knowledge transfer.

2.5 Identify and address barriers to individual and collective innovative thinking and creativity.

2.6 Manage risks associated with encouraging innovative practice.

3. Develop and support a culture of innovation

3.1 Provide written and oral information about innovative practices, processes and products.

3.2 Provide opportunities to encourage creative thinking techniques that foster personal and team innovation.

3.3 Capture and share innovative ideas and practices.

3.4 Foster consultation, communication and team development approaches that support innovative thinking.

3.5 Implement management strategies that support a workplace culture of innovation.