Develop a merchandise promotional plan

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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
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SIRRMRM008, 'Develop a merchandise promotional plan'.
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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.

1. Determine merchandise promotional requirements.

1.1. Access and review organisational marketing strategy to determine marketing direction and objectives of the organisation.

1.2. Access and review previous promotional activity and identify opportunities for improved merchandise promotional performance.

1.3. Review and make informed conclusions about competitor promotional activity and identify promotional threats and opportunities.

1.4. Consult with relevant personnel to seek input on merchandise promotional activity and opportunities.

2. Develop promotional plan.

2.1. Develop merchandise promotional objectives in line with marketing strategy.

2.2. Identify and source promotional tools required to achieve merchandise promotional objectives.

2.3. Document a merchandise promotional action plan that details key activities, resources and timeframes.

2.4. Establish performance indicators for measuring impact of merchandise promotional activity.

2.5. Integrate legal and ethical requirements and considerations into promotional planning.

2.6. Ensure merchandise promotional plan aligns with organisational objectives, current marketing strategy and budget.

2.7. Seek any required approval for merchandise promotional plan.

3. Monitor merchandise promotional activity.

3.1. Communicate merchandise promotional plan and action plan to relevant personnel.

3.2. Oversee merchandise promotional activity and respond to issues as they arise.

3.3. Produce promotional activity reports according to organisational procedures.

4. Review promotional plan.

4.1. Evaluate promotional activity against performance indicators to determine effectiveness.

4.2. Make recommendations for improvements in merchandise promotion based on review.