Prepare for and implement change

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 MSACMG701A, 'Prepare for and implement change'.
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. Define the change

1.1. Determine the purpose of the change

1.2. Identify key change project personnel

1.3. Record the current state that the change is addressing

1.4. Develop a consensus view of the intended future state including indicators of a successful change

1.5. Develop an agreed statement of the solution

1.6. Identify the health, safety and environment (HSE) impacts of the change

1.7. Determine the scope of the change project including taking into account the impact of the solution on any codes of practice, standards, contracts, commercial or industrial agreements

1.8. Obtain sign off from key change project personnel

2. Identify personnel required to implement the change and their roles

2.1. Develop a high level change network map

2.2. Identify employees, suppliers or customers who may be required to implement the change

2.3. Identify other demands on these people during the change

2.4. Investigate priorities, synergies and conflicts

2.5. Take appropriate action to resolve conflicts

3. Assess and manage the change related risks

3.1. Identify organisational capacity for the change including available resources and ability to absorb any disruption during the change

3.2. Clarify specific risk dimensions for this change

3.3. Develop appropriate transition approach

4. Build high level change plans

4.1. Develop high level involvement plan

4.2. Develop high level communication plan to all stakeholders

4.3. Develop high level competency development plan for all implementers

4.4. Develop high level alignment plan

5. Implement and sustain the change

5.1. Implement change plans

5.2. Check change objectives have been met

5.3. Transfer ownership of post change operations from change agents where relevant

5.4. Ensure support structures are in place

5.5. Check alignments have been obtained

5.6. Check competencies have been developed and will be maintained

5.7. Ensure base line is defined for continuous improvement

5.8. Review project and capture learning from the project

5.9. Take action to sustain improvement by standardising

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSACMG701A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSA81109 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSA71109 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSS70111 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations
  • MTM70111 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Agribusiness
  • MTM80111 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Agribusines