Administer simple projects

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 PSPPM405A, 'Administer simple projects'.
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. Define project

1.1 Project scope and other relevant documentation are accessed in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.

1.2 Project stakeholders are identified and their interest in or relationship to the project is established.

1.3 Clarification is sought from delegating authority of any issues related to the project and project parameters.

1.4 Limits of own responsibility and reporting requirements are confirmed.

1.5 Relationship of the project to other projects and to the organisation's objectives is clarified.

1.6 Available resources to undertake the project are determined and accessed in accordance with organisational requirements.

2. Develop detailed project plan

2.1 A project plan is developed that identifies in detail how the project will be executed and managed in relation to the project parameters.

2.2 Project management tools are identified and accessed in accordance with project requirements.

2.3 A communication strategy and risk management plan that address the project, organisational and legislative requirements are contained within the project plan.

2.4 A timeline for completion of activities and a budget, developed and approved in accordance with organisational procedures, are included within the project plan.

2.5 Stakeholders' understanding of and agreement to fulfil the project requirements and their roles and responsibilities are confirmed.

2.6 Project plan is finalised and any necessary approvals are gained to commence the project according to the documented plan.

3. Administer and monitor project

3.1 Support is provided to ensure that the quality of the expected deliverables of the project and documented timelines are met.

3.2 Required recordkeeping systems are established and maintained throughout the project.

3.3 Component plans that identify how key aspects of the project will be managed are implemented and monitored in accordance with set requirements.

3.4 Project reports are completed and forwarded as required in accordance with the project communication strategy.

3.5 Risk management is undertaken in accordance with the project plan to ensure project requirements are achieved in accordance with the project plan.

3.6 Project deliverables are completed to the required standard, in the required timeframe and within budget.

4. Finalise project

4.1 Any financial recordkeeping associated with the project is completed and checked for accuracy.

4.2 Staff involved in the project are de-briefed before assignment to new or previous roles.

4.3 Project documentation is completed and signed off in accordance with organisational procedures.

5. Review project

5.1 Project deliverables and processes are reviewed against the project scope and plan.

5.2 Stakeholders are involved in the review of the project.

5.3 Lessons learnt from the project are documented and reported in accordance with organisational requirements.