Work effectively with the Board of an organisation

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 SRXGOV004B, 'Work effectively with the Board of an organisation'.
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 and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Identify the roles of governance and management


Differentiate and document the member, governance and management issues of the organisation in the organisation's governance policy guidelines


Identify, document and refer to the relationships between governance issues and management issues


Facilitate the development of an effective Board


Provide information to enable the Board to analyse the efficiency and effectiveness of the organisation in meeting its stated objectives and performance targets


Ensure new Directors understand the way that the Board operates and the organisation's governance policy guidelines


Highlight continuing professional development opportunities to the attention of all Directors


Monitor relevant aspects of the appropriate federal, state and local legislation and by-laws for organisation compliance and provide advice to ensure Directors follow legal requirements when carrying out Board duties


Provide detailed information for the Board to deal with the right matters


Ensure the Board is aware of emerging issues in the industry that are likely to have an impact on the organisation's business


Evaluate the identified emerging issues within a risk management and due diligence framework for their impact on the organisation and provide this information to the Board


Differentiate governance and management issues of the organisation to ensure the Board deals with the right matters


Collate a well structured Board paper, containing all necessary information items and including a recommendation from management, for all agenda items


Ensure Board members receive the papers in sufficient time to study them before the meeting


Establish processes to source appropriate internal and external professional advice for Directors to inform their decision-making (where required)


Establish processes to deal with extraordinary matters that arise outside scheduled meetings


Ensure that Board decisions are implemented properly


Ensure complete and accurate minutes are recorded and reported to the Board


Identify and implement actions that flow from the decisions clearly


Implement the appropriate policies and procedures to support the Board's decisions within agreed timeframes


Advise the Board promptly of issues affecting the implementation of Board decisions


Ensure regular communication with the Board


Provide information and advice regularly to the Board to foster informed decision-making


Brief the Chairperson in great detail on all substantive issues at all times


Seek clear instructions from the Board in order to implement specific policy directions (as required)


Seek feedback from the Board in relation to the performance of staff regarding implementation of the specific policy directions

Qualifications and Skillsets

SRXGOV004B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC42708 - Certificate IV in Volunteer Program Coordination
  • CHC52208 - Diploma of Community Services Coordination
  • CHC50808 - Diploma of Social Housing
  • AHC51010 - Diploma of Sports Turf Management
  • AHC60310 - Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management
  • AHC60110 - Advanced Diploma of Agriculture
  • AHC60210 - Advanced Diploma of Horticulture
  • HLT61307 - Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT52207 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • RGR40508 - Certificate IV in Racing Services (Racing Administration)
  • RGR50208 - Diploma of Racing Services (Racing Administration)
  • RGR50308 - Diploma of Racing Services (Steward)