Manage product design

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 FWPTMM5204, 'Manage product design'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage product design' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

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. Establish design objectives and success factors

1.1 Collect and analyse information on design tasks.

1.2 Establish and specify criteria and key success factors and indicators for design outcomes.

2. Plan the design activity

2.1 Package design workload into discrete, manageable design work units.

2.2 Evaluate scope of each design work unit and specify personnel and material resource requirements.

2.3 Schedule work for design work units in line with target achievement dates and resource constraints.

2.4 Document design work plan, including key success or performance indicators and gain approved in line with organisational procedures.

3. Implement design work plan

3.1 Allocate human, material, equipment and system resources to particular design work units and tasks.

3.2 Consult with designers to establish key performance indicators and direct to finalise work preparations and processes.

3.3 Resolve coordination issues with supporting agencies and departments.

3.4 Identify inhibitors to achieving appropriate designs, consider solutions and resolve.

3.5 Complete progress reviews and provide support to designers to maintain technical design standards and achievement targets.

3.6 Prepare and certify final designs as meeting the required specifications.

3.7 Document and process final designs for client acceptance.

3.8 Record design process and problems and report to appropriate personnel.

4. Monitor and respond to design team performance

4.1 Monitor performance targets to assess progress, revise targets or provide assistance to achieve.

4.2 Identify unsatisfactory performance and take prompt action to rectify.

4.3 Provide mentoring and coaching to support individuals and teams through the design process.

4.4 Negotiate and gain approval for recommended variations to plans

4.5 Manage systems, procedures and records for performance management in line with organisational procedures.