Define information systems framework

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 PSPSEC016, 'Define information systems framework'.
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. Establish the organisational context

1.1 Identify and document legislative and regulatory requirements for the organisation.

1.2 Analyse legislation for any information management security implications and document outcomes.

1.3 Review organisational purpose and function for compliance requirements.

1.4 Analyse broad social context in which the organisation operates to determine community expectations.

2. Determine the principal areas of risk requiring information strategy

2.1 Review and update existing risk analyses.

2.2 Review and document regulatory requirements and legal liabilities for their impact on the information systems framework.

2.3 Determine and document risks and liabilities to be managed by information systems, informing the development of the framework.

3. Determine the information system requirements for each business function

3.1 Analyse risks, liabilities and regulatory requirements.

3.2 Document and communicate identified requirements as evidence to be captured as records.

3.3 Formulate information system specifications from the evidence requirements.

3.4 Determine information security requirements.

3.5 Determine specifications for information systems security measures.

4. Establish information systems framework for organisation

4.1 Develop and communicate an overview of responsibilities for information management within the organisation.

4.2 Define responsibilities and authorities in relation to regulatory requirements.

4.3 Define information management responsibilities and rights for each business function.

4.4 Integrate identified risks and liabilities managed by information systems.

4.5 Define, assign and document levels of accountability and responsibility within the framework.

4.6 Formulate and document security procedures for information systems.

5. Obtain approval for framework

5.1 Communicate completed and documented framework for review and endorsement.

5.2 Establish review process and assign appropriate persons with maintaining the currency of the organisation’s information systems framework.