Establish purchasing networks to ensure council is resource effective

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Assessment Tool
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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
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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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
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
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Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1 Evaluate opportunities for networking

1.1 Major purchasing requirements of council are identified.

1.2 The service level of suppliers is researched and assessed to establish their capability.

1.3 The benefits of networking with other councils, organisations and agencies are researched taking into account all aspects of best value for mutual benefit.

2 Develop and maintain purchasing networks

2.1 The case for possible collaboration is supported by evidence, analysed for risks and is consistent with the plans and future directions for council.

2.2 Network opportunities are identified to maximise a range of business contacts.

2.3 Links are established with other government departments for improving purchasing power.

2.4 Supply markets are monitored and opportunities are taken to influence key opinion formers and decision makers to change, encourage and nurture supply market capability

2.5 Networks with relevant sections of private enterprise are developed and maintained.

2.6 Council purchasing networks are maintained for information flow and combined purchasing power.

3 Participate in purchasing networks

3.1 Business relationships are developed and maintained to promote benefits consistent with council requirements.

3.2 Information is provided to evaluate services of suppliers.

3.3 Opportunities are identified for expansion of the network.

3.4 The outcomes of the network are measured and the savings made are reported in accordance with council procedure.