Develop business plans in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices

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 MSS405004A, 'Develop business plans in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices'.
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


Determine purpose of plan


Confirm reason for developing plan and expected outcomes from plan


Confirm purpose of plan with all relevant stakeholders


Check expected outcomes from plan with overall strategic plan for organisation


Identify any potential areas for conflict between proposed plan and strategic directions


Negotiate with relevant stakeholders to resolve issues


Develop objectives and strategies


Draft objectives for business plan


Draft strategies to achieve these objectives


Determine implications for value stream


Determine capital or workplace layout/organisation implications for objectives and strategies


Develop plans to meet objectives and strategies


Negotiate with relevant stakeholders over implications for objectives and strategies


In liaison with relevant stakeholders, develop plans to meet objectives


Determine relevant key performance indicators (KPIs) for plan


Check KPIs are appropriate for purpose of plan


Check plan will deliver planned purpose


Map plan to changed value stream


Adjust plan to optimise value stream


Validate plan with relevant stakeholders


Monitor the implementation of the plan


Release plan for implementation


Check the key progress points against the key stages of the plan


Note any discrepancies


Take appropriate action to ensure correct implementation of plan