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 MSS407001A, 'Prepare for and implement change'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Prepare for and implement change' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria


Define the change


Determine the purpose of the change


Identify key change project personnel


Record the current state that the change is addressing


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


Develop an agreed statement of the solution


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


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


Obtain sign-off from key change project personnel


Identify personnel required to implement the change and their roles


Develop a high level change network map


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


Identify other demands on these people during the change


Investigate priorities, synergies and conflicts


Take appropriate action to resolve conflicts


Assess and manage the change-related risks


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


Clarify specific risk dimensions for this change


Develop appropriate transition approach


Build high level change plans


Develop high level involvement plan


Develop high level communication plan to all stakeholders


Develop high level competency development plan for all implementers


Develop high level alignment plan


Implement and sustain the change


Implement change plans


Check change objectives have been met


Transfer ownership of post-change operations from change agents, where relevant


Ensure support structures are in place


Check alignments have been obtained


Check competencies have been developed and will be maintained


Ensure base line is defined for continuous improvement


Review project and capture learning from the project


Take action to sustain improvement by standardising