Lead a team to foster innovation

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 TAACMQ505B, 'Lead a team to foster innovation'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Lead a team to foster innovation' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Provide a model of innovative practice


The value of innovation to team effectiveness is promoted and reinforced within the organisation through modelling and application


Research is undertaken to extend knowledge and produce examples of the use and benefits of innovative work practices


Examples of how innovation at work skills can be applied in a team context are based on innovation


Organise teams to maximise innovation


The performance requirements for a specific work activity/project/function are analysed


Information is gathered about potential team members and identified strengths and weaknesses are acknowledged


Team members are selected to create the right mix of expertise, skills, knowledge to support an innovative approach to the work activity/project/ function


Team roles are assigned to ensure a match between work requirements and individual team members' capacities


Organise work to facilitate innovative practices


The purpose of the team and its responsibilities are communicated in ways that encourage and reinforce team-based innovation


Work is organised to enable the application of innovation at work skills, including time


Work is allocated to ensure the maximum use of individual and team skills/knowledge and transfer of skills/knowledge to others


Provide guidance and monitor innovation at work practices


Appropriate guidance is provided to team members on the use of innovation at work skills


Team members are encouraged to work collaboratively on teamwork activities which use innovation at work skills


Team members are actively encouraged to reflect on team activities and to identify opportunities for improvement and innovation


Suggested improvements are positively received and acted upon, where appropriate


Review the use of innovation at work skills in a team environment


The application of innovation at work skills is reviewed and outcomes are recorded and presented, as appropriate


Team members are debriefed and feedback from team members is sought to inform future planning


Innovations are communicated in appropriate ways


Barriers to using innovation at work skills are documented and recommendations for changes to organisational systems, policies and procedures are made where relevant and appropriate

Qualifications and Skillsets

TAACMQ505B appears in the following qualifications:

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