Influence and define strategic procurement

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Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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
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Wiki Markup
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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 PSPPROC704A, 'Influence and define strategic procurement'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Formulate strategic procurement goals.

1.1. Procurement direction is determined through open and ethical consultation with organisation's governing body and stakeholders.

1.2. Strategic procurement goals are formulated that are consistent with organisation's business plan, strategic direction, mission and values, and take into account the requirements, expectations and interests of organisation's governing body and stakeholders.

1.3. Strategic procurement goals are developed that support the ethos of the organisation and accurately reflect its role in its environment.

1.4. Strategic procurement goals are developed that support and align with the policy expectations of government for the organisation.

1.5. Strategic procurement goals are reviewed to ensure that opportunities and current and emerging trends are reflected.

1.6. Strategic procurement goals are used to guide procurement processes that deliver best value for money.

2. Gain support for strategic procurement direction.

2.1. Strategic procurement goals are presented to stakeholders in such a way as to gain their support.

2.2. Where stakeholder interests are in conflict, realistic and rational compromises are found that balance interests and acknowledge concerns.

2.3. Where less than full support is obtained, consequences for the organisation are identified and steps are taken to minimise potential problems.

2.4. Ongoing consultation with stakeholders is maintained to ensure support for and ownership of the organisation's strategic procurement goals.

2.5. Outcomes of the consultation process are recorded and considered before procurement decisions are reached.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPPROC704A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP70110 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Government (Strategic Procurement)
  • TLI60110 - Advanced Diploma of Materiel Logistics