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Unit of competency details

BSBOPS502 - Manage business operational plans (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBMGT517 - Manage operational plan 18/Oct/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 19/Oct/2020


Training packages that include this unit

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CHC - Community ServicesCommunity Services 5.0-6.0 
UEG - Gas Industry Training PackageGas Industry Training Package 2.0-3.0 
SFI - Seafood IndustrySeafood Industry 2.0 
NWP - National Water Training PackageNational Water Training Package 4.0-4.3 
UET - Transmission, Distribution and Rail SectorTransmission, Distribution and Rail Sector 2.0 
FNS - Financial Services Training PackageFinancial Services Training Package 5.0-6.2 
CPC - Construction, Plumbing and Services Training PackageConstruction, Plumbing and Services Training Package 5.0-6.4 
TLI - Transport and Logistics Training PackageTransport and Logistics Training Package 10.0 
DEF - Defence Training PackageDefence Training Package 3.0-4.1 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 5.0-5.1 
LGA - Local GovernmentLocal Government 1.0 
CPP - Property Services Training PackageProperty Services Training Package 11.0-15.0 
RII - Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training PackageResources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package 6.0-7.1 
AMP - Australian Meat Processing Training PackageAustralian Meat Processing Training Package 6.0-7.0 
SIS - Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training PackageSport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package 5.0 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 7.0-7.2 

Qualifications that include this unit

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SIS50321 - Diploma of SportDiploma of Sport
FNS51220 - Diploma of Insurance BrokingDiploma of Insurance Broking1-2 
AMP50221 - Diploma of Meat ProcessingDiploma of Meat Processing
CUA60220 - Advanced Diploma of Live Production and Management ServicesAdvanced Diploma of Live Production and Management Services1-2 
CUA50420 - Diploma of Live Production and Technical ServicesDiploma of Live Production and Technical Services
CPP51119 - Diploma of Property (Agency Management)Diploma of Property (Agency Management)2-4 
CPP60421 - Advanced Diploma of Building DesignAdvanced Diploma of Building Design1-2 
SFI50219 - Diploma of Fisheries ComplianceDiploma of Fisheries Compliance
UET60221 - Advanced Diploma of ESI - Power SystemsAdvanced Diploma of ESI - Power Systems
NWP50118 - Diploma of Water Industry OperationsDiploma of Water Industry Operations3-4 
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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  19/Oct/2020 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release  

Comments  

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 7.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor the implementation of operational plans to support efficient and effective workplace practices and organisational productivity and profitability.

The unit applies to individuals who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plans.

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

Unit Sector

Business Competence – Business Operations

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Establish operational plan

1.1 Research, analyse and document resource requirements

1.2 Develop operational plan in consultation with, and with approval from, relevant stakeholders

1.3 Develop contingencies for operational plan

1.4 Explain plan to relevant work teams

2. Manage resource acquisition

2.1 Confirm that employees are recruited and inducted according to the organisation’s human resources management policies, practices and procedures

2.2 Confirm that physical resources and services are acquired according to the organisation’s policies, practices and procedures

2.3 Identify and incorporate requirements for intellectual property rights and responsibilities related to acquisition of resources

3. Monitor and review operational performance

3.1 Assess progress of operational plan in achieving profit and productivity plans and targets

3.2 Identify areas of under-performance, recommend solutions and rectify the situation

3.3 Plan and implement relevant processes for ongoing monitoring and confirm that support is provided for individuals and teams

3.4 Negotiate recommendations for variations to operational plans and gain approval from designated persons

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Description 

Reading

  • Gathers, interprets and analyses workplace documentation to determine requirements for the operational plan

Writing

  • Develops and documents a range of detailed texts relating to the management of an operational plan according to organisational requirements

Oral communication

  • Presents information to a range of audiences using appropriate register, vocabulary and paralinguistic features
  • Listens and comprehends information from a variety of spoken exchanges with clients, co-workers and other stakeholders

Numeracy

  • Selects and uses mathematical problem-solving strategies to organise resource requirements, performance benchmarks and financial viability of the operational plan

Enterprise and initiative

  • Monitors adherence to organisational policies, procedures and considers own role in terms of its contribution to broader goals of the work environment

Teamwork

  • Collaborates with others to achieve joint outcomes, playing an active role in facilitating effective group interaction, influencing direction and taking a leadership role on occasion

Planning and organising

  • Takes responsibility for developing and implementing systems and processes to achieve organisational objectives, seeking advice, feedback and support as required to assist in the development and planning phase
  • Sequences and schedules complex activities, monitors implementation, and manages relevant communication

Problem solving

  • Uses systematic analytical processes to aid decision making, identify potential problems and generate contingency plans or solutions

Technology

  • Demonstrates awareness of the importance of data security in a digital environment

Unit Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release  

Comments  

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 7.0.

Performance Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including evidence of the ability to:

  • manage an operational plan for at least one business or work area.

In the course of the above, the candidate must:

  • develop and implement an operational plan using a variety of information sources and consultation including:
  • resource requirements
  • key performance indicators
  • monitoring processes
  • contingency plans
  • communicate with stakeholders to explain the plan and supporting information, seek approvals, negotiate variations and engage work teams
  • confirm existence of relevant strategies, including strategies relating to:
  • recruiting, inducting and developing personnel
  • acquiring physical resources and services
  • protecting intellectual property
  • making variations to the plan
  • monitoring and documenting performance.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including knowledge of:

  • stakeholders involved in development and management of operations plan including escalation points, colleagues and specialist resource managers
  • key information sources for proposal development and presentation including resource requirement specialists
  • consultation processes
  • content of operational plans, including:
  • procurement processes
  • employee recruitment and induction strategies
  • physical resource and service acquisition strategies
  • key indicators of organisational performance
  • budget and actual financial relating to profit and productivity
  • methods for preparing operational plans and contingency plans
  • role of an operational plan in achieving an organisation’s objectives
  • procedures and records associated with documenting performance
  • approaches for developing key performance indicators to meet business objectives
  • legislative and regulatory framework relating to the development and implementation of operational plan of the organisation, including:
  • fair trading laws
  • work health and safety
  • organisational policies, practices and procedures that relate to the operational plan.

Assessment Conditions

Skills in this unit must be demonstrated in a workplace or simulated environment where the conditions are typical of those in a working environment in this industry.

This includes access to:

  • legislation and regulations relevant to operational plans
  • workplace documentation and resources relevant to performance evidence.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10