Manage suppliers

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 SIRXINV407, 'Manage suppliers'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage suppliers' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

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. Develop and manage suppliers.

1.1.Establish performance indicators for supplier performance, according to store policy.

1.2.Identify and engage new suppliers with required merchandise range and determine their ability to meet performance indicators.

1.3.Develop cooperative relationships with supplier representatives according to store policy.

1.4.Monitor performance of existing suppliers against performance indicators.

1.5.Discontinue relations with existing suppliers who do not meet performance indicators, according to store policy.

2. Negotiate and manage supply of goods.

2.1.Negotiate and implement arrangements with suppliers according to store policy and procedures, and communicate to relevant personnel.

2.2.Authorise special pricing arrangements and customer payment agreements and communicate to relevant staff and management according to store policy.

2.3.Monitor records of suppliers and stock for accuracy and legibility and take appropriate action where necessary.

2.4.Identify market factors affecting supply and communicate to relevant personnel.

2.5.Produce complete and accurate records of negotiations and agreements, and convey to relevant personnel within designated timelines.

2.6.Take immediate corrective action where potential or actual problems with supply are indicated.

2.7.Analyse, evaluate and amend stock range and source of supply according to feedback from management, staff and customers.

3. Monitor merchandise quality control.

3.1.Confirm merchandise quality standards with suppliers according to legal requirements, customer requirements and store policy.

3.2.Monitor and ensure quality of merchandise during supply, manufacture and delivery processes.

3.3.Record and analyse stock return figures against target figures.