Analyse and determine organisational risk areas in sustainability

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 MSS017001A, 'Analyse and determine organisational risk areas in sustainability '.
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


Analyse interactions with organisation’s environment


Process map operation for chosen portion of value chain


Determine ecological interactions for each process step


Determine social interactions for each process step


Determine economic interactions for each process step


Analyse overall interactions for chosen portion of value chain


Determine the significance of each impact


Determine sustainability issues of particular relevance to the chosen portion of the value chain


Analyse ecological impacts


Analyse social impacts


Analyse economic impacts


Analyse for interactions between individual impacts


Rank each impact by significance


Develop an appropriate response for each interaction


Analyse the causal tree for each significant impact


Analyse mitigation methods available


Determine an appropriate response for each significant impact


Determine aggregate impact of all ‘non-significant’ impacts


Determine if additional response is required


Communicate with relevant stakeholders


Identify relevant stakeholders


Determine stakeholder information needs and wants


Analyse data which may be appropriate to communicate with stakeholders


Prepare and disseminate information to stakeholders, as appropriate


Negotiate solutions with stakeholders, as required


Communicate required responses as appropriate


Identify what communications are required and to whom


Prepare appropriate reports and recommendations


Pitch reports and recommendations as appropriate


Brief appropriate persons as required by determined responses


Finalise appropriate recording

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSS017001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSS70111 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations