Manage a contract

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 TLIR5005, 'Manage a contract'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Manage a contract' 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

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1

Confirm contract requirements

1.1

Relevant parties are consulted to identify their contract requirements

1.2

Special provisions needed are identified

1.3

Need for specialist legal advice is identified and advice is obtained as required

1.4

Key performance outcomes and measures are specified for inclusion in contract

1.5

Relationship with contractor is established in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

2

Establish contract management system

2.1

Effective communication/information strategies are established

2.2

Dispute and complaint system is established in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

2.3

Consistent and accurate records of contract progress are maintained

2.4

Management strategy is documented, monitored for effectiveness and adapted as required during the life of the contract

3

Monitor contract

3.1

Regular inspections of contract services are undertaken to ensure compliance with specifications

3.2

Relationship with contractor is managed in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

3.3

Regular planned progress meetings are conducted and documented between all contract personnel to ensure problems are identified, resolved early and documented

3.4

Variations between specified scope of services and contract are identified and documented, and relevant personnel are notified without delay

3.5

Contract costs are monitored on a regular basis to ensure service is carried out within financial and contractual requirements

3.6

Payments for contract services are authorised in accordance with contract conditions and organisational contract administrative system

4

Evaluate contract

4.1

Evaluation of contract performance is undertaken relative to planned performance measures and in consultation with stakeholders and suppliers

4.2

Conclusions are detailed against agreed criteria and a complete picture of supplier performance, organisational procurement processes and value for money is provided

4.3

Evaluation is documented in accordance with organisational requirements to assist improvement in future procurement activities

4.4

Relevant parties are advised of evaluation outcomes in a timely manner in accordance with organisational guidelines