Plan to trade internationally

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 SIRXSLS005, 'Plan to trade internationally'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Research international markets.

1.1. Identify international marketplaces for potential expansion based on customer sales and target market information.

1.2. Identify regulatory and compliance requirements of international marketplaces.

1.3. Assess logistical requirements associated with trade in international marketplaces.

1.4. Research and evaluate key features of marketplaces to determine suitability and viability for business expansion.

1.5. Confirm international markets for expansion based on research findings.

2. Plan international expansion.

2.1. Plan compliance with local laws, taxes and customs related to chosen marketplace.

2.2. Identify logistics and fulfilment requirements and determine feasible solutions.

2.3. Plan localised digital marketing strategies for promotional and marketing activity within chosen marketplace.

2.4. Implement ecommerce platform modifications required to facilitate international trade including currency conversion and language translations.

2.5. Select suitable payment solutions that facilitate international trade.

2.6. Identify changes required to product packaging and pricing based on marketplace requirements.

2.7. Identify potential risks and issues related to international trade and document contingency plans to prevent or minimise impact.

2.8. Complete security risk analysis to determine security requirements for protection of organisational and customer information and data.

2.9. Determine performance indicators for monitoring and reviewing performance in chosen market.