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 PSPPM402B, 'Manage simple projects'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Manage simple projects' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)
Elements and Performance Criteria
1. Implement start-up activities
1.1 The project plan is updated with confirmed information for key dates and activities, resources and project governance details in accordance with the project implementation strategy.
1.2 Project stakeholders' understanding of and agreement to fulfil the project requirements and their roles and responsibilities are confirmed.
1.3 Required systems are established and maintained throughout the project in accordance with the project plan.
1.4 A working knowledge of project management tools is used to facilitate integration of project activities and achievement of project outcomes.
2. Coordinate project implementation
2.1 Integration and management of project activities are handled in accordance with the project plan.
2.2 Stakeholder input and expectations are managed and their commitment is maintained throughout the life of the project in accordance with organisational policy and procedures and the project plan.
2.3 Disagreements and disputes are resolved or referred to a higher authority in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.
2.4 Project change proposals are received and changes are recommended/made in accordance with the project plan, and documented in accordance with policy and procedures.
3. Monitor project
3.1 All aspects of the project are continually monitored and corrective action is taken as necessary to maintain progress in accordance with the project plan.
3.2 Consultation and reporting mechanisms are applied in accordance with the communication plan when dealing with management, staff and/or contractors, steering committee members or other stakeholders.
3.3 Project governance plans and any related contracts are monitored, reviewed and amended as appropriate, and results are reported in accordance with the communication plan.
3.4 Project progress is monitored against agreed milestones in accordance with the project plan to provide a measure of performance throughout the life of the contract.
3.5 Programmed review of objectives and achievement is implemented in accordance with the project plan.
4. Arrange project follow-up activities
4.1 Project deliverables are analysed against specifications, performance standards and project objectives, under broad guidance, and the results are reported to stakeholders.
4.2 An initial support package or product manual is produced, if required, to provide guidance for stakeholders who will be required to apply the project results.
4.3 The support package includes options for stakeholders to take account of environmental and cultural factors in applying project results.
4.4 Operational and support authorities are consulted to research any testing/trialling/building requirements resulting from the project, and evaluation of any recommendations are included in the project report.