Lead a manufacturing team using a balanced score card approach

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 MSACMS405A, 'Lead a manufacturing team using a balanced score card approach'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Interpret balanced score card results.

1.1. Identify pattern(s) of performance shown on strategy map

1.2. Identify actions indicated by score card results

1.3. Discuss results with team members and other relevant stakeholders

1.4. Develop required actions with team members

1.5. Develop implementation plans with team members

1.6. Facilitate the implementation of required actions from developed plans

1.7. Follow up on implementation to ensure it occurs as planned

2. Review key performance indicators (KPIs) in the balanced scorecard for the enterprise and the team

2.1. Relate team key performance indicators to strategy map/strategic objective

2.2. Review the actions required by team members to meet each key performance indicator

2.3. Compare current team actions to the optimal actions to achieve strategy

2.4. Discuss with team modifications to key performance indicators which will better meet strategy

2.5. Recommend amendments to key performance indicators to relevant personnel

3. Review reporting systems for balanced scorecard information

3.1. Review reports to ensure information needed by team and enterprise is available

3.2. Review the mix of operational and strategic information to ensure it is appropriate to the needs of the team

3.3. Review information provided for relevance and currency, and that it is meaningful and not excessive.

3.4. Recommend improvements to reports and reporting system as appropriate

4. Lead improvement to team total performance

4.1. Compare actual total team performance with desired total performance using key performance indicators and other balanced scorecard information

4.2. Discuss with team ways of improving total team performance

4.3. Lead processes for improvement in team total performance.

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSACMS405A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA41910 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture)
  • MSA61108 - Advanced Diploma of Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSA31108 - Certificate III in Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSA41108 - Certificate IV in Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSA51108 - Diploma of Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSS40111 - Certificate IV in Sustainable Operations
  • FDF40110 - Certificate IV in Food Processing
  • FDF40210 - Certificate IV in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing