Review and plan to minimise risk to business solutions

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 ICAA5156B, 'Review and plan to minimise risk to business solutions'.
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. Establish the risk context

1.1. Review organisational and technical environment and proposed business solution

1.2. Identify scale, importance and complexity of project risks

1.3. Establish acceptable and unacceptable levels of risk and consequences for the solution

1.4. Identify the impact of risks against the business environment

1.5. Determine and document proposed actions to insure against identified generic risks

2. Conduct risk analysis

2.1. Conduct a risk analysis to determine the likelihood of risks identified

2.2. Rank risk factors according to the impact and likelihood of occurrence

2.3. Develop contingency plans to mitigate identified risks

2.4. Document risk analysis and contingencies in a riskmanagement plan

2.5. Implement risk management plans and undertake awareness training to inform relevant stakeholders

3. Monitor risks

3.1. Establish feedback channels to warn of unforseen and identified risks

3.2. Conduct regular reviews to identify new risks and update established risks

3.3. Document changes to risk management plans as appropriate

Qualifications and Skillsets

ICAA5156B appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICA50205 - Diploma of Information Technology (Project Management)