Develop and implement marketing strategies

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 SITXMPR502, 'Develop and implement marketing strategies'.
Google Links
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Elements and 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. Collect and analyse information on the internal business environment.

1.1 Confirm core activities, customer base, business values and current business direction.

1.2 Identify and analyse information on current and past marketing and its effectiveness.

1.3 Review business performance information to identify strengths, weaknesses and critical success factors.

1.4 Identify and record current capabilities and resources, including the need for specialist assistance.

1.5 Record and report information according to organisational requirements.

2. Collect and analyse information on the external business environment.

2.1 Identify and analyse information on expected market growth or decline with associated risk factors.

2.2 Record and analyse projected changes in the labour force, population and economic activity.

2.3 Gather and analyse comparative market information.

2.4 Identify and analyse industry and customer trends and developments, including emerging technologies and innovations.

2.5 Identify and analyse legal, ethical and sustainability issues and potential business impacts.

2.6 Record and report information according to organisational requirements.

3. Develop marketing strategies.

3.1 Identify and analyse opportunities based on internal and external market analysis.

3.2 Explore new and innovative marketing approaches.

3.3 Develop marketing strategies that are consistent with direction and values of the organisation.

3.4 Integrate legal, ethical and sustainability considerations.

3.5 Develop strategies in consultation with key stakeholders.

4. Prepare marketing plan.

4.1 Formulate marketing plan that clearly communicates priorities, responsibilities, timelines and budgets.

4.2 Provide timely opportunities for colleagues to contribute to marketing plan.

4.3 Submit marketing plan for approval according to organisational policy.

5. Implement and monitor marketing activities.

5.1 Implement and monitor activities detailed in plan according to schedule and contingencies.

5.2 Produce marketing reports according to organisational policy.

5.3 Share information on marketing activities with operational staff to maintain awareness of current organisational focus.

6. Conduct ongoing evaluation.

6.1 Evaluate marketing activities using agreed methods and benchmarks.

6.2 Make adjustments according to evaluation.

6.3 Communicate and implement agreed changes.