Unit of competency details

BSBMGT402A - Implement operational plan (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 18/Jul/2008

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to BSBMGT402 - Implement operational planUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Edits to clarify intent of Performance Criteria. 24/Mar/2015

Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
UET12 - Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training PackageTransmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package 1.0-2.1 
UEP12 - Electricity Supply Industry - Generation Sector Training PackageElectricity Supply Industry - Generation Sector Training Package 1.0-2.1 
UEG11 - Gas Industry Training PackageGas Industry Training Package 1.0-2.0 
UEE11 - Electrotechnology Training PackageElectrotechnology Training Package 1.0-1.5 
TLI10 - TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS TRAINING PACKAGETRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS TRAINING PACKAGE 4.0-4.2 
SIF - Funeral ServicesFuneral Services 1.0-2.0 
SFI11 - Seafood Industry Training PackageSeafood Industry Training Package 1.0-2.2 
RII09 - Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training PackageResources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package 2.0-3.2 
RII - Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training PackageResources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package 1.0-1.4 
RGR08 - Racing Training PackageRacing Training Package 1.0-2.0 
PSP12 - Public Sector Training PackagePublic Sector Training Package 1.0 
PSP04 - Public Sector Training PackagePublic Sector Training Package 4.1-4.2 
NWP07 - Water Training PackageWater Training Package 2.0-3.0 
MTM11 - Australian Meat Industry Training PackageAustralian Meat Industry Training Package 1.0-4.0 
MSF - Furnishing Training PackageFurnishing Training Package 1.0-1.3 
LMT07 - Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training PackageTextiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package 3.1-4.1 
LMF02 - Furnishing Training PackageFurnishing Training Package 6.0-8.1 
ICP10 - Printing and Graphic ArtsPrinting and Graphic Arts 1.0-2.1 
HLT07 - Health Training PackageHealth Training Package 4.0-5.1 
FPI11 - Forest and Forest Products Training PackageForest and Forest Products Training Package 1.0-2.3 
FPI05 - Forest and Forest Products Training PackageForest and Forest Products Training Package 3.0 
FDF10 - Food ProcessingFood Processing 1.0-4.1 
DEF - Defence Training PackageDefence Training Package 1.0 
CUV11 - Visual Arts, Crafts and Design Training PackageVisual Arts, Crafts and Design Training Package 1.0 
CUS09 - MusicMusic 1.1-1.2 
CUF07 - Screen and Media Training PackageScreen and Media Training Package 1.2 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 1.0 
CPP07 - Property Services Training PackageProperty Services Training Package 7.0-14.1 
CHC08 - Community Services Training PackageCommunity Services Training Package 3.0-4.2 
BSB07 - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 5.0-9.0 
AVI08 - Aviation Training PackageAviation Training Package 3.0-5.0 
AUR05 - Automotive Industry Retail, Service and Repair Training PackageAutomotive Industry Retail, Service and Repair Training Package 3.0-4.0 
AHC10 - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land ManagementAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management 3.0-8.0 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
UET40612 - Certificate IV in ESI - Power Systems Network InfrastructureCertificate IV in ESI - Power Systems Network Infrastructure 1-2 
UET40512 - Certificate IV in ESI - Power Systems SubstationsCertificate IV in ESI - Power Systems Substations 1-2 
UET40412 - Certificate IV in ESI - Network SystemsCertificate IV in ESI - Network Systems 1-2 
UEP40512 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance - Electrical ElectronicsCertificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance - Electrical Electronics 1-3 
UEP40412 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance (Fabrication)Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance (Fabrication) 1-3 
UEP40312 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance (Mechanical)Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance (Mechanical) 1-3 
UEP40212 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation - OperationsCertificate IV in ESI Generation - Operations 1-3 
UEP40112 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation - Systems OperationsCertificate IV in ESI Generation - Systems Operations 1-3 
UEG40311 - Certificate IV in Gas Supply Industry OperationsCertificate IV in Gas Supply Industry Operations 1-2 
UEG40114 - Certificate IV in Gas Supply Industry OperationsCertificate IV in Gas Supply Industry Operations 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080301 Business Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080301 Business Management  25/Jul/2008 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Unit Descriptor

Unit descriptor 

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement the operational plan by monitoring and adjusting operational performance, producing short term plans for the department/section, planning and acquiring resources and providing reports on performance as required.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

Application of the Unit

Application of the unit 

Frontline managers are actively engaged in planning activities to achieve the measurable, stated objectives of the team and the organisation. This key role is carried out to provide safe, efficient and effective products and services to customer satisfaction within the organisation's productivity and profitability plans.

At this level, work will normally be carried out within routine and non routine methods and procedures, which require planning, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Pre-Requisites

Prerequisite units 

Employability Skills Information

Employability skills 

This unit contains employability skills.

Elements and Performance Criteria Pre-Content

Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

1. Implement operational plan

1.1. Collate, analyse and organise details of resource requirements  in consultation with relevant personnel , colleagues and specialist resource managers 

1.2. Implement operational plans  to contribute to the achievement of organisation's performance/business plan

1.3. Identify and use key performance indicators  (KPIs) to monitor operational performance

1.4. Undertake contingency planning  and consultation processes 

1.5. Provide assistance in the development and presentation of proposals for resource requirements in line with operational planning processes

2. Implement resource acquisition

2.1. Recruit and induct employees within organisation's policies , practices and procedures 

2.2. Implement plans for acquisition of physical resources and services within organisation's policies, practices and procedures and in consultation with relevant personnel

3. Monitor operational performance

3.1. Monitor performance systems and processes  to assess progress in achieving profit/productivity plans and targets

3.2. Analyse and use budget and actual financial information to monitor profit/productivity performance

3.3. Identify unsatisfactory performance and take prompt action to rectify the situation according to organisational policies

3.4. Provide mentoring, coaching and supervision to support individuals and teams to use resources effectively, economically and safely

3.5. Present recommendations for variation to operational plans to the designated persons /groups  and gain approval

3.6. Implement systems , procedures and records  associated with performance in accordance with organisation's requirements

Required Skills and Knowledge

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE 

This section describes the skills and knowledge required for this unit.

Required skills 

  • coaching and mentoring skills to provide support to colleagues
  • literacy skills to access and use workplace information, and to prepare reports
  • planning and organising skills to monitor performance and to sequence work of self and others to achieve planned outcomes.

Required knowledge 

  • principles and techniques associated with:
  • contingency planning
  • methods for monitoring and reporting on performance
  • monitoring and implementing operations and procedures
  • problem identification and methods of resolution
  • relevant budgeting and financial analysis, interpretation and reporting requirements
  • resource management systems at the tactical implementation level
  • resource planning and acquisition
  • tactical risk analysis including identification and reporting requirements.

Evidence Guide

EVIDENCE GUIDE 

The Evidence Guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the performance criteria, required skills and knowledge, range statement and the Assessment Guidelines for the Training Package.

Overview of assessment 

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit 

Evidence of the following is essential:

  • ability to monitor and adjust operational performance, produce short-term plans for the department or section, plan and acquire resources, and provide reports on performance as required
  • knowledge of principles and techniques associated with monitoring and implementing operations and procedures.

Context of and specific resources for assessment 

Assessment must ensure:

  • access to appropriate documentation and resources normally used in the workplace.

Method of assessment 

A range of assessment methods should be used to assess practical skills and knowledge. The following examples are appropriate for this unit:

  • direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate
  • review of documentation outlining contingency planning and consultation processes undertaken
  • demonstration of techniques in managing performance
  • evaluation of mentoring, coaching and supervision provided to support individuals and teams to use resources effectively, economically and safely.

Guidance information for assessment 

Holistic assessment with other units relevant to the industry sector, workplace and job role is recommended, for example:

  • other units from the Certificate IV in Frontline Management.

Range Statement

RANGE STATEMENT 

The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised wording, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below. Essential operating conditions that may be present with training and assessment (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) may also be included.

Resource requirements  may refer to:

  • goods and services to be purchased and ordered
  • human, physical and financial resources - both current and projected
  • stock requirements and requisitions

Relevant personnel , colleagues and specialist resource managers  may include:

  • colleagues and specialist resource managers
  • managers
  • occupational health and safety committees and other people with specialist responsibilities
  • other employees
  • people from a wide range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, and people with a range of physical and mental abilities
  • supervisors

Operational plans  may refer to:

  • organisational plans
  • tactical plans developed by the department or section to detail product and service performance

Key performance indicators  may refer to:

  • measures for monitoring or evaluating the efficiency or effectiveness of a system, and which may be used to demonstrate accountability and to identify areas for improvements

Contingency planning  may refer to:

  • contracting out or outsourcing human resources and other functions or tasks
  • diversification of outcomes
  • finding cheaper or lower quality raw materials and consumables
  • increasing sales or production
  • recycling and re-use
  • rental, hire purchase or alternative means of procurement of required materials, equipment and stock
  • restructuring of organisation to reduce labour costs
  • risk identification, assessment and management processes
  • seeking further funding
  • strategies for reducing costs, wastage, stock or consumables
  • succession planning

Consultation processes  may refer to:

  • mechanisms used to provide feedback to the work team in relation to outcomes of consultation
  • meetings, interviews, brainstorming sessions, email/intranet communications, newsletters or other processes and devices which ensure that all employees have the opportunity to contribute to team and individual operational plans

Organisation's policies , practices and procedures  may include:

  • organisational culture
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • organisational guidelines which govern and prescribe operational functions, such as the acquisition and management of human and physical resources
  • undocumented practices in line with organisational operations

Performance systems and processes  may refer to:

  • informal systems used by frontline managers for the work team in the place of existing organisation-wide systems
  • formal processes within the organisation to measure performance, such as:
  • feedback arrangements
  • individual and teamwork plans
  • KPIs
  • specified work outcomes

Designated persons /groups  may include:

  • other affected work groups or teams and groups designated in workplace policies and procedures
  • those who have the authority to make decisions and/or recommendations about operations such as workplace supervisors, other managers

Systems , procedures and records  may include:

  • databases and other recording mechanisms for ensuring records are kept in accordance with organisational requirements
  • individual and team performance plans
  • organisational policies and procedures relative to performance

Unit Sector(s)

Unit sector 

Competency field

Competency field 

Management and Leadership - Management

Co-requisite units

Co-requisite units 

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