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Summative Assessments
The summative assessments are the major activities designed to assess your skills, knowledge and performance, as required to show competency in this unit. These activities should be completed after finishing the Learner Guide. You should complete these as stated below and as instructed by your trainer/assessor.
Skills, knowledge and performance may be termed as:
? Skills – skill requirements, required skills, essential skills, foundation skills
? Knowledge – knowledge requirements, required knowledge, essential knowledge, knowledge evidence
? Performance – evidence requirements, critical aspects of assessment, performance evidence.
Section A: Skills Activity
The Skills Activity is designed to be a series of demonstrative tasks that should be assessed by observation (by the assessor or third party, depending on the circumstances).
It will demonstrate all of the skills required for this unit of competency – your assessor will provide further instructions to you, if necessary.
Section B: Knowledge Activity (Q & A)
The Knowledge Activity is designed to be a verbal questionnaire where the assessor asks you a series of questions to confirm your competency for all of the required knowledge in the unit of competency.
Section C: Performance Activity
The Performance Activity is designed to be a practical activity performed either in the workplace or a simulated environment. You should demonstrate the required practical tasks for the unit of competency and be observed by the assessor and/or third party, as applicable to the situation. If the third party is required to observe you, you will need to make the required arrangements with them.
If necessary for the activities, you should attach completed written answers, portfolios or any evidence of competency to this workbook.

Section A: Skills Activity
Objective: To provide you with an opportunity to show you have the required skills for this unit.
A signed observation by either an approved third party or the assessor will need to be included in this activity as proof of completion.
This activity will enable you to demonstrate the following skills:
? Reading
? Writing
? Numeracy
? Oral communication
? Navigate the world of work
? Interact with others
? Get the work done.
Answer the activity in as much detail as possible, considering your organisational requirements.
1. Throughout the duration of this unit, produce a diary documenting you performance of the following tasks within the workplace or in the learning environment:
? Organise, evaluate and critique ideas and information from a range of complex texts
? Develop plans, reports and recommendations using vocabulary, structure and conventions appropriate to text
? Establish and maintain records according to organisational requirements
? Use formal and some informal, oral and written mathematical language and representation to prepare and communicate budgetary and financial information
? Participate in verbal discussions using clear language and appropriate features to present or seek information
? Use listening and questioning skills to seek information and confirm understanding
? Recognise and respond to organisational and legislative/regulatory requirements
? Select and use appropriate communication protocols and practices to ensure shared understanding of project roles and expectations
? Use collaborative techniques to engage stakeholders in consultations and negotiations
? Develop and implement plans to manage projects that involve diverse stakeholders with potentially competing demands
? Systematically gather and analyse all relevant information and evaluate options to make informed decisions
? Evaluate outcomes of decisions to identify opportunities for improvement
? Use digital technologies and applications to access, organise and share information.
For each diary entry, you should provide a description of the situation as well as the action you have taken to complete the task.
Where possible, a signed observation will be required as evidence of completion.

Section B: Knowledge Activity (Q & A)
Objective: To provide you with an opportunity to show you have the required knowledge for this unit.
The answers to the following questions will enable you to demonstrate your knowledge of:
? Give examples of project management tools and how they contribute to a project
? Outline types of documents and other sources of information commonly used in defining the parameters of a project
? Explain processes for identifying and managing risk in a project
? Outline the organisation's mission, goals, objectives and operations and how the project relates to them
? Explain the organisation's procedures and processes that are relevant to managing a project
? Outline the legislative and regulatory context of the organisation in relation to project work, including work health and safety (WHS) requirements.
Answer each question in as much detail as possible, considering your organisational requirements for each one.
1. Give two examples of project management tools and how they contribute to a project.
2. Outline types of documents and other sources of information commonly used in defining the parameters of a project.
3. Explain processes for identifying and managing risk in a project.
4. In no more than 300 words, outline the organisation's mission, goals, objectives and operations and how the project relates to them.
5. Explain the organisation's procedures and processes you need to follow for managing your project including:
? Lines of authority and approvals
? Quality assurance
? Human resources
? Budgets and finance
? Recordkeeping
? Reporting.
6. What are the project work health and safety requirements that apply to your project?

Section C: Performance Activity
Objective: To provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate the required performance elements for this unit.
A signed observation by either an approved third party or the assessor will need to be included in this activity as proof of completion.
This activity will enable you to demonstrate the following performance evidence:
? Define the parameters of the project
? Use project management tools to develop and implement a project plan
? Consult and communicate with relevant stakeholders to generate input and engagement in planning, implementing and reviewing the project
? Provide support to team members to enable them to achieve deliverables and to transition them as appropriate at completion of the project
? Finalise the project including documentation, sign-offs, and reporting
? Review and document the project outcomes.
Answer the activity in as much detail as possible, considering your organisational requirements.
You will be provided with documentation regarding an upcoming project. Using this information, you should complete the following tasks.
1. Define the parameters of the project including:
? Project scope
? Project stakeholders, including own responsibilities
? Relationship of project to organisational objectives and other projects
? Reporting requirements
? Resource requirements
2. Develop and implement a project plan including using project management tools. Your plan should cover:
? Deliverables
? Work breakdown
? Budget and allocation of resources
? Timelines
? Risk management
? Recordkeeping and reporting.
3. Role-play with your peers, with them taking the role of stakeholders. Ask them for input with the planning, implementing and reviewing of the project, and document their responses.
4. Role-play again with one of your peers, carry out a task to help support them as though they are a team member to help them to achieve deliverables or provide transition on completion of the project. Tasks, for example, may include:
? Conducting a performance review
? Identifying training needs
? Resolving conflict or other issues
? Conducting a debriefing session.
5. Finalise the project by reviewing your documentation, checking for any errors and obtaining sign-offs by your observer.
Write a 100-200 word report summarising the project, as well as your interaction with your ‘stakeholders’ and the support you gave to your ‘team member’.
6. Finally, review and document the process of the project:
? What did you learn?
? Did you identify best practices?
? Could you use what you learned for other projects?
? What recommendations would you make for the future?
? What are the main elements contributing to this project's success or failure?
Present your answer in 250 words.

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