Manage visual merchandising 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 SIRRMER515, 'Manage visual merchandising 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


Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1. Establish the scope and nature of the project.

1.1.Develop project scope, objectives and budget in consultation with client.

1.2.Develop a resource strategy for the project according to given budget and timelines.

1.3.Communicate project scope and objectives to project team.

1.4.Negotiate and clearly communicate project responsibilities to stakeholders.

1.5.Plan internal and external communication strategies in conjunction with appropriate colleagues.

1.6.Agree evaluation methods suitable to the project within the team.

1.7.Develop overall project management plan, including key project milestones, and communicate to team members.

1.8.Identify work requirements according to the project brief and project management plan.

2. Organise equipment, supplies and materials.

2.1.Estimate equipment and material requirements and make available according to project design objectives and budget.

2.2.Contact external suppliers as required and arrange supply of relevant materials or services.

3. Implement and monitor the project.

3.1.Implement project management strategies and monitor in conjunction with project team.

3.2.Implement and monitor financial control systems according to project budget.

3.3.Provide support and assistance to team members as appropriate.

3.4.Use sound interpersonal and communication styles to build trust and respect within the project team.

3.5.Assess and review progress against project objectives and milestones in consultation with project team members.

3.6.Assess additional resource requirements and take appropriate action within project budget constraints.

3.7.Provide regular reports on project progress to appropriate colleagues and clients.

4. Evaluate the project.

4.1.Use agreed evaluation methods to assess project at specified stages.

4.2.Ensure evaluation takes account of agreed project objectives and priorities and involves appropriate stakeholders.

4.3.Modify management plan during the project and record modification details to inform future project management.

4.4.Share information from project evaluation with appropriate colleagues and incorporate into future project planning.