Manage resources

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 PSPMGT001, 'Manage resources'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Analyse resource requirements

1.1 Develop resource bids in line with outputs identified in business plans.

1.2 Consult key stakeholders in determining the nature and level of resources required.

1.3 Analyse resource requirements to identify proposed costs and benefits.

1.4 Identify opportunities to share resources across business units within the organisation.

2. Develop resource plans to support achievement of business unit objectives

2.1 Develop resource plans that detail the acquisition and allocation of resources, and the relationship to business strategies, contingencies, plans, programs and processes.

2.2 Identify internal resourcing capabilities and external resourcing requirements.

2.3 Identify procedures for the evaluation of resource allocation.

2.4 Include processes for managing changing government priorities.

2.5 Obtain approval from senior management.

3. Allocate resources

3.1 Manage resource allocation to enable achievement of business unit objectives.

3.2 Negotiate and obtain resources within required timeframe.

3.3 Develop and implement systems to enable accurate monitoring and review of resource usage.

3.4 Incorporate efficient use of technology into work practices.

4. Review and report on resource usage

4.1 Develop and implement procedures to review resource allocation against business unit objectives.

4.2 Monitor compliance with program and project budgets and recommend and apply corrective action where necessary.

4.3 Prepare reports that indicate the level of performance achieved and any action taken to adjust or rectify procedures in meeting service and product delivery standards.