Monitor a supply chain operation

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 TLIP4038, 'Monitor a supply chain operation'.
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.


Determine supply chain functions


Supply chain operations functions and objectives are confirmed


Methodology for measuring supply chain functions is ascertained


Scope of management responsibilities and processes within the supply chain are defined


Relationship between suppliers, the supply chain and customers is identified


Own level of responsibility and authority within supply chain operations is determined, in accordance with organisational policies and procedures


Monitor the supply chain


Communication with partners and suppliers is monitored in accordance with supply chain operations and organisational processes


Demand at each level of the supply chain operations is identified, within own scope of responsibility


Sales and payments are tracked in accordance with supply chain operations, relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures


Inconsistencies or discrepancies are reported in accordance with organisational policies and procedures


Monitor security of the supply chain


Potential threats to the supply chain are analysed


Security issues and remedies are identified as they apply to the supply chain


Supply chain implementation is monitored and security issues are addressed as required in accordance with organisational policies and procedures


Contribute to sale forecasting in relation to warehousing, distributions and supply chain operations


Sales forecasting and control processes are determined


Relationship and impact between customer, the market and sales forecast is analysed


Process of sales forecasting and its impact on the supply chain, warehousing and distribution, is evaluated


Financial implications of effective sales forecasting is determined


Sales forecast is performed to identify the impact on the supply chain, and warehousing and distribution operation


Make recommendations to improve supply chain effectiveness


Impact of management tools and reporting lines in relation to supply chain process is analysed


Quality measures are applied to supply chain operations


Recommendations are made regarding potential improvements to supply chain operations in accordance with organisational policies and procedures