Unit of competency details

BSBPMG409 - Apply project scope management techniques (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 25/Mar/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBPMG409A - Apply project scope-management techniquesUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
TLI - Transport and Logistics Training PackageTransport and Logistics Training Package 1.0-5.0 
MSF - Furnishing Training PackageFurnishing Training Package 3.0-3.1 
ICP - Printing and Graphic ArtsPrinting and Graphic Arts 1.0-2.0 
DEF - Defence Training PackageDefence Training Package 1.0-2.1 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 1.0-3.0 

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080315 Project Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080315 Project Management  30/Jul/2015 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the control of a project's scope by assisting with identifying its objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes; and by applying controls once the project has commenced.

It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

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

Unit Sector

Management and Leadership – Project Management

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. Contribute to defining project scope

1.1 Review project initiation documentation and assist in identifying project objectives and requirements

1.2 Contribute to identifying project deliverables

1.3 Contribute to identifying measurable outcomes to enable evaluation of project performance

1.4 Contribute to developing and documenting the scope management plan

1.5 Assist in obtaining agreement to scope from relevant project authority

2. Apply project scope controls

2.1 Undertake work according to agreed project scope management plan and by using established change control procedures and performance measurement procedures

2.2 Communicate instances of non-compliance with overall scope to the project manager and other team members

3. Contribute to review of scope controls

3.1 Measure progress to determine potential, perceived and actual scope changes

3.2 Appropriately report scope changes

3.3 Assist in review of project outcomes to determine effectiveness of initial and subsequent scope management approaches

Foundation Skills

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

Skill 

Performance Criteria 

Description 

Reading

1.1

  • Interprets and analyses complex texts

Writing

1.4, 1.5, 3.2

  • Develops and amends plans and associated documentation using appropriate organisational formats and vocabulary

Oral Communication

1.2-1.5, 2.2

  • Interacts effectively in verbal exchanges, using clear language to convey information, and active listening and questioning to clarify understanding

Numeracy

1.3, 3.1

  • Selects and applies a range of mathematical and problem-solving strategies to develop timelines and monitor progress

Interact with others

1.2-1.5, 2.2

  • Uses appropriate communication practices in a range of work contexts
  • Collaborates and cooperates with others to achieve shared goals

Get the work done

2.1, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3

  • Plans and organises tasks required to monitor and report on project implementation
  • Analyses outcomes to identify future improvements

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title 

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBPMG409 Apply project scope management techniques

BSBPMG409A Apply project scope-management

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.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 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • contribute to delineating and controlling project scope
  • record project scope management plan
  • interpret and follow project initiation documentation for purposes of documenting project scope.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • list components of a project scope management plan
  • identify and describe factors likely to impact project scope
  • outline formal change-control processes
  • identify and discuss methods for measuring work outcomes and progress against plans
  • identify and discuss methods for segmenting and documenting a work breakdown structure
  • explain procedures for reporting a change in scope
  • describe types of project initiation documentation.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the management and leadership – project management field of work and include access to:

  • project documentation which includes information about project scope
  • case studies and, where possible, real situations.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

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