Manage fundamental aspects of a supply chain

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 PSPPROC608, 'Manage fundamental aspects of a supply chain'.
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. Establish the business needs of the buying organisation

1.1 Identify outcomes and strategic themes from corporate planning documents and senior management.

1.2 Determine requirements for collaborative planning and forecasting in the supply chain.

1.3 Assess the fundamental aspects of the supply chain and the importance of integrating the supply chain to achieving outcomes.

1.4 Identify and acknowledge vulnerabilities and opportunities in the supply chain.

1.5 Document the supply chain requirements in accordance with policy and procedures.

2. Develop strategies to manage supply chain

2.1 Formulate and use effective communication strategies to engage internal stakeholders, external and market stakeholders.

2.2 Review the fundamental aspects of the supply chain and recommend actions to reduce vulnerability or achieve better value for money or policy outcomes.

2.3 Assess supplier capabilities and capacity against customer requirements.

2.4 Establish effective working relationships between suppliers and customers.

2.5 Encourage innovation and manage risks in the supply chain. Consider and document alternative strategies where appropriate.

2.6 Address legal, ethical, environmental, sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) principles through the supply chain.

3. Develop and implement continuous improvement strategies

3.1 Baseline current supply chain performance and measure against relevant benchmarks.

3.2 Review the effectiveness of the supply chain at each level of the supply chain including staff and customers.

3.3 Identify and analyse trends and changes in supply chain fundamentals and organisational influence over time.

3.4 Make, influence or recommend appropriate changes to current supply chain management strategies to support continuous improvement.