Determine resource requirements for the micro business

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 BSBSMB304A, 'Determine resource requirements for the micro business'.
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. Identify the resources needed in the business

1.1. Use the business profile to determine the types of resources that may be required in the business

1.2. Gather information regarding resource requirements, from appropriate sources

1.3. Determine resource quantities in accordance with business activity levels and financial position

2. Select appropriate sources for resources required in the business

2.1. Investigate different options for acquiring resources needed in the business in terms of business profile and stakeholder needs

2.2. Determine reliability, risks and costs associated with these options in line with business projections

2.3. Determine ease of access to sources of service and support

2.4. Select suitable options as investigated

2.5. Establish relationships with suppliers and other key people

3. Prepare for the use of resources in the business

3.1. Design procedures and systems to allow for the effective and efficient introduction, use and maintenance of resources

3.2. Negotiate and review arrangements for supply of resources to ensure the business profile is met

3.3. Design procedures for monitoring the use of resources

3.4. Develop procedures for the maintenance, support, repair and replacement of business machinery, equipment and software

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBSMB304A appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB30307 - Certificate III in Micro Business Operations
  • CHC42608 - Certificate IV in Celebrancy
  • SIB30110 - Certificate III in Beauty Services
  • CUS30109 - Certificate III in Music
  • CUS30309 - Certificate III in Music Business
  • CUS30209 - Certificate III in Technical Production
  • CUV40211 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUV40611 - Certificate IV in Opal Cutting and Polishing
  • CUV50211 - Diploma of Ceramics
  • CUV40111 - Certificate IV in Visual Arts
  • CUV50111 - Diploma of Visual Arts
  • CUV40411 - Certificate IV in Photo Imaging
  • LMT32011 - Certificate III in Digitising and Computerised Embroidery
  • CUA40413 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

And the skillsets: