Develop and enhance collaborative partnerships and relationships

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 MTMBUS704A, 'Develop and enhance collaborative partnerships and relationships'.
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. Identify and analyse existing partnerships and relationships with stakeholders

1.1. Key existing business partnerships and relationships are identified and analysed.

1.2. Outcomes to be achieved from existing business partnerships and relationships are identified.

1.3. Indicators and feedback processes are analysed to evaluate the health of the partnership arrangements.

1.4. Strategies are developed and implemented to enhance the effectiveness of existing partnerships and relationships.

2. Lead the establishment of a new or renegotiated partnership program

2.1. Outcomes to be achieved from a new or renegotiated business partnership are established.

2.2. Relevant organisational policies and procedures in partnership plan are identified and addressed.

2.3. Relevant legal requirements are identified and incorporated into planning of the partnership.

2.4. Partnership program is formed using collaborative and consultative processes.

2.5. Resource requirements are planned and allocated to accomplish the partnership program.

2.6. Relevant organisational policies and procedures relating to the partnership are established.

2.7. Work activities are organised and allocated in a cost-effective and equitable manner with clear, quantifiable and agreed performance standards.

3. Communicate to influence relevant individuals and stakeholders

3.1. Trust, confidence and support from relevant individuals and other stakeholders are generated by demonstrating a high standard of personal performance and conduct.

3.2. Communication strategies to represent the organisation positively to media, local community and stakeholders are implemented.

3.3. Decisions are made in consultation with relevant stakeholders and relevant individuals, where appropriate.

3.4. Individuals are empowered to develop their own ways of working within agreed boundaries of competence, cultural, diversity and organisational and legal requirements.

3.5. A range of influencing strategies are used to increase commitment from staff and stakeholders to achieve organisational requirements and to contribute to desired culture.

3.6. Selected community and/or professional engagements are undertaken that project a positive image of the organisation to the broader community and stakeholders.

4. Establish and implement reporting mechanisms for partnership program

4.1. Establish reporting systems against planned partnership outcomes are established.

4.2. Reporting systems to report partnership outcome are implemented.

Qualifications and Skillsets

MTMBUS704A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MTM70111 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Agribusiness
  • MTM80111 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Agribusines