Conduct a feasibility study

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 RIIBEF604D, 'Conduct a feasibility study'.
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 Identify and research organisation’s needs

1.1 Access, interpret and apply relevant documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Analyse organisation’s goals, objectives and strategies to determine the type of research required

1.3 Investigate and analyse operating environments to develop options, strategies and anticipated outcomes

1.4 Prepare written research brief stating the objectives and outcomes, and the requirements for presentation of information

1.5 Develop and implement strategies that translate the objectives into the planning process

2 Carry out environmental investigation

2.1 Establish information requirements and identify and access sources

2.2 Establish strategies and systems to support analysis of the environment

2.3 Scan the environment to identify and assess the factors that impact on the project

2.4 Identify and explore market opportunities to assist the organisation to forecast trends and options

2.5 Determine quantity and quality of resources

2.6 Identify and analyse threats and opportunities and use them to optimise project outcomes

2.7 Undertake titles search

2.8 Document legislative and organisational requirements

3 Assess feasibility

3.1 Estimate resource requirements and utilisation to reflect customer requirements, the organisation’s business plans and the cost to the organisation of providing the products and services

3.2 Review and update information to ensure appropriate data is gathered to assess project viability

3.3 Seek preliminary opinion from legislative and regulative bodies

4 Prepare report and present findings/recommendations

4.1 Prepare preliminary reports for management briefings

4.2 Document in writing recommendations for future action and agreement gained by stakeholders