Direct the development of a knowledge management strategy for a business

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 ICAICT708A, 'Direct the development of a knowledge management strategy for a business'.
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. Analyse existing knowledge management systems

1.1 Evaluate existing arrangements for the capture and use of business knowledge from internal and external sources

1.2 Differentiate between knowledge management and information management systems within the organisation

1.3 Ensure the effectiveness of existing procedures and systems is evaluated in terms of meeting the needs of clients, organisational aims, objectives and standards

1.4 Identify the need for improvements in the organisation's strategic use of knowledge

2. Evaluate knowledge management options

2.1 Investigate barriers to capturing knowledge within the organisation

2.2 Review evaluations and recommendations regarding knowledge management software with respect to its usefulness and likeliness to benefit the organisation

2.3 Review investigations into incentives and reward systems to support knowledge management

2.4 Ensure that the required processes for maintaining an integrated knowledge management system are considered

2.5 Facilitate development of a business case to determine the viability of selected options and recommend a way forward for the organisation

3. Develop a knowledge-management strategy

3.1 Develop the knowledge management business strategy in consultation with senior staff for the capture and use of organisational knowledge

3.2 Ensure that business processes are designed to support knowledge management according to organisational needs and budget

3.3 Ensure that technology requirements for implementation of the strategy are costed and included in the organisational budget cycle

3.4 Ensure that the processes for the periodic review of knowledge management metrics within the business are in place to maintain ongoing effectiveness and continuous improvement

3.5 Ensure that the knowledge management strategy meets organisational requirements identified in its overall business plan and business strategy