Monitor and review business performance

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 AHCBUS507A, 'Monitor and review business performance'.
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



1. Evaluate commercial performance

1.1. Data relating to enterprise performance is gathered and analysed to identify historical and current performance.

1.2. Operational structures are reviewed and analysed to determine the suitability of organisational processes to enterprise objectives.

1.3. Enterprise strengths and weaknesses are evaluated against market conditions to determine current and future capacities.

1.4. Enterprise objectives are evaluated to identify variations and scope for future development.

2. Allocate and co-ordinate business resources

2.1. Roles and responsibilities of personnel are identified and communicated.

2.2. Resource requirements for enterprise are identified and costed using standard financial analysis techniques.

2.3. Costs of ensuring sustainability of enterprise operations are calculated and factored into business planning for the enterprise.

3. Identify performance requirements

3.1. Performance indicators are developed and are realistic within available timeframes and resources.

3.2. Factors inhibiting performance against objectives are identified and minimised.

3.3. Market conditions are monitored and assessed based on relevant data and assumptions that are transferable and justifiable.

3.4. Strategies and programs to promote the sustainability of operations are prepared and incorporated into enterprise procedures.

4. Review business performance

4.1. Enterprise operations are regularly reviewed to identify opportunities for improvements in performance.

4.2. Impact of natural conditions on enterprise are monitored and anticipated to assess sustainability of resource use.

4.3. Costs and estimates are compared with resource allocation.

4.4. Operational plans are reviewed to determine schedule of activities.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCBUS507A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC51710 - Diploma of Rural Machinery Management
  • AHC50110 - Diploma of Agriculture
  • AHC51513 - Diploma of Viticulture
  • AHC51610 - Diploma of Irrigation Management
  • AHC40710 - Certificate IV in Retail Nursery
  • AHC51210 - Diploma of Community Coordination and Facilitation
  • AHC51410 - Diploma of Agribusiness Management
  • AHC50310 - Diploma of Production Horticulture
  • AHC51812 - Diploma of Organic Farming
  • SFI50111 - Diploma of Aquaculture

And the skillsets: