Undertake strategic planning in retail

Formats and tools

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
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 SIRRSTR001, 'Undertake strategic planning in retail'.
Google Links
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Books
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Analyse the operating environment.

1.1.Review organisational vision, mission, values and current strategy as available.

1.2.Consult with key stakeholders on current and future direction of the organisation.

1.3.Research and identify trends in consumer behaviour to inform strategy development.

1.4.Conduct competitor analysis to inform strategy development.

1.5.Conduct environmental analysis of the retail market place.

1.6.Use information gained to determine strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the organisation.

2. Develop the strategic plan.

2.1.Establish objectives that meet the desired future strategic position of the organisation.

2.2.Develop action plans outlining steps required to achieve strategic objectives.

2.3.Develop quantitative and qualitative evaluation criteria to be used in reviewing the strategic plan.

2.4.Ensure strategic plan aligns with organisational vision, mission, and values.

2.5.Circulate strategic plan to relevant stakeholders for comment, support and endorsement.

3. Implement, monitor and evaluate the strategic plan.

3.1.Communicate strategic plan to all relevant stakeholders.

3.2.Implement plan, ensuring shared understanding of and commitment to strategic objectives addressing any barriers as they arise.

3.3.Monitor and refine the strategic plan as required.

3.4.Evaluate and review performance against strategic objectives and evaluation criteria.