Unit of competency details

BSBPMG414 - Apply project information management and communications 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 BSBPMG414A - Apply project information management and communications techniquesUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

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 
The content being displayed has been produced by a third party, while all attempts have been made to make this content as accessible as possible it cannot be guaranteed. If you are encountering issues following the content on this page please consider downloading the content in its original form

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 provide a critical link between people, ideas and information at all stages in the project life cycle. It involves assisting the project team to plan communications, communicating information related to the project, and reviewing communications.

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 communications planning

1.1 Identify, source and contribute relevant information requirements to initial project documentation

1.2 Contribute to developing and implementing the project communications plan and communications networks

2. Conduct information-management activities

2.1 Act on and process project information according to agreed procedures as directed, to aid decision-making processes throughout project life cycle

2.2 Maintain information to ensure data is secure and auditable

3. Communicate project information

3.1 Communicate with clients and other stakeholders during project using agreed networks, processes and procedures to ensure flow of necessary information

3.2 Ensure reports are prepared and released according to authorisation, or produced for release by others

3.3 Seek information and advice from appropriate project authorities as required

4. Contribute to assessing effectiveness of communication

4.1 Assist in ongoing review of project outcomes to determine effectiveness of communications-management activities

4.2 Report communications-management issues and responses to higher project authorities for application of lessons learned to future projects

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 textual information from a range of sources and determines how content may be applied

Writing

1.2, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 4.2

  • Develops plans and reports using structure and vocabulary appropriate to audience, context and purpose
  • Maintains records according to organisational requirements

Oral Communication

1.2, 3.1, 3.3, 4.2

  • Participates in a verbal exchanges using clear language and appropriate non-verbal features to provide and seek information
  • Uses active listening and questioning techniques to elicit views and opinions of others

Interact with others

1.2, 3.1, 3.3, 4.2

  • Recognises importance of taking audience, purpose and contextual factors into account when making decisions about what to communicate, with whom, why and how
  • Collaborates and cooperates with others to achieve shared goals

Get the work done

1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1

  • Sequences and schedules required tasks, monitors implementation and manages relevant communication
  • Reflects on outcomes to identify opportunities for future improvements
  • Manages information storage, retrieval and sharing, according to security requirements

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title 

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBPMG414 Apply project information management and communications techniques

BSBPMG414A Apply project information management and communications techniques

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:

  • lead an effective team in planning and implementing all necessary communications for a workplace project
  • evaluate and review project communication outcomes and make recommendations for future improvements.

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:

  • summarise models and methods of communications management in context of project life cycle and other project management functions
  • explain importance of managing risk by treating information securely
  • outline methods of reviewing outcomes
  • identify organisational policies and procedures relevant to this role in a specific context.

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:

  • examples of project management documentation for communications-management purposes
  • documentation about project team involvement in communications activities
  • case studies and, where possible, real situations
  • interaction with others.

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

Training component details
The following details are displayed for each different NRT:-

Training packages

- Training package details
- Training package components

Qualifications

- Qualification details
- Qualification components

Accredited courses

- Accredited course details

Modules

- Module details

Units of competency

- Units of competency details
- Unit components

Skill sets

- Skill set details
- Skill set components

Click on the Export link to export the NRT information to MS Word or PDF.

Click on the Manage notification link to create or change a notification for this NRT.

When selecting the Display history check box a set of tables will appear displaying a log of historical values describing what has changed and when over time.

If you have access to make changes to an NRT, click on the Edit link on the upper right hand side of the summary box.