Manage projects

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 BSBCMN419A, 'Manage projects'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage projects' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Define project


Project scope and other relevant documentation is accessed


Project stakeholders are defined


Clarification is sought from delegating authority of any issues related to project and project parameters


Limits of own responsibility and reporting requirements are identified


Relationship of project to other projects and to the organisation's objectives is clarified


Available resources to undertake project are determined and accessed


Develop project plan


Project plan including timelines, task breakdown, roles and responsibilities is developed


Appropriate project management tools are identified and accessed


Risk management plan, which includes OHS, is formulated for project


Project budget is developed and approved


Team members are consulted and their views taken account of in planning the project


Project plan is finalised and any necessary approvals gained to commence project according to documented plan


Administer and monitor project


Action is taken to ensure that project team members are clear about their responsibilities and the requirements of the project


Support is provided to project team members, especially with regard to special needs, to ensure that the quality of the expected outcomes of the project and documented timelines are met


Required record keeping systems are established and maintained throughout the project


Plans for managing project finances, human, physical and technical resources and quality are implemented and monitored


Project reports are completed and forwarded as required to stakeholders


Risk management is undertaken as required to ensure project outcomes are met


Project deliverables are achieved


Finalise project


Financial record keeping associated with project is completed and checked for accuracy


Staff involved in project are assigned to new roles or reassigned to previous roles


Project documentation is completed and any necessary sign offs obtained for concluding project


Review project


Project outcomes and processes are reviewed against the project scope and plan


Team members are involved in the review of the project


Lessons learnt from project are documented and reported within the organisation

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBCMN419A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CSC50107 - Diploma of Correctional Administration