Direct the scope of a project program

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 BSBPMG602A, 'Direct the scope of a project program'.
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. Authorise projects

1.1. Analyse needs, in consultation with client and relevant stakeholders, to justify each project and to designate project managers

1.2. Conduct project selection and prioritisation within guidelines provided by, or under the direction of, a relevant (governance) authority

1.3. Make project authorisation recommendations to relevant authority as the basis for future project management activity, and commitment of resources and effort

2. Define and plan program scope

2.1. Define projects' objectives, major deliverables and resource requirements at the project and program level, and confirm them with the governance group or relevant authority

2.2. Determine and agree measurable project outcomes and benefits to enable quantified evaluation of program performance

2.3. Develop, agree on and communicate scope definition, scope management strategies and plans

2.4. Align program scope to business requirements and organisational strategy

3. Manage program scope

3.1. Conduct regular program reviews to measure project performance and to ensure that stated program and business/strategic objectives are met

3.2. Establish and maintain change management system to form the basis of ongoing scope management

3.3. Conduct reviews of scope changes and take action to ensure that project and program objectives are achieved or modified

3.4. Measure project outcomes against defined program scope and aligned strategic objectives

3.5. Communicate results of program outcomes to relevant authority

3.6. Pass on scope management lessons learned to higher project authority for application in planning and implementation of later projects within the program

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBPMG602A appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB60707 - Advanced Diploma of Project Management
  • CHC80108 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Community Sector Management
  • ICA60105 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
  • RII60509 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design
  • RII60609 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction
  • RII60513 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design
  • RII60613 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction