Unit of competency details

BSBPMG417 - Apply project life cycle management processes (Release 1)

Summary

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

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Mapping:
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Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBPMG417A - Apply project life cycle management processesUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Minor edits to clarify meaning of Performance Criteria. 24/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

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MSS - SustainabilitySustainability 2.0 
DEF - Defence Training PackageDefence Training Package 2.0-2.1 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 1.0-3.0 
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 2.0 

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 assist in implementing project life cycle management processes.

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. Assist in establishing project

1.1 Identify and clarify project initiation documentation where required

1.2 Establish relationship between the project and broader organisational strategies and goals

1.3 Assist in negotiating and documenting project objectives, outcomes and benefits

1.4 Assist in establishing the project governance structure

1.5 Assist in drafting a project charter for approval

2. Support project planning and design processes

2.1 Support breakdown of project objectives into achievable project deliverables

2.2 Assist in identifying project stages, and key requirements for stage completion

2.3 Identify project milestones and map clearly against time and objectives

2.4 Assist in consolidating associated plans and baselines in project management plan

2.5 Support negotiation with relevant stakeholders and project authority to gain approval of project plan

3. Assist with project control and execution

3.1 Maintain and update records against project deliverables and plans at required intervals

3.2 Prepare status reports on project progress and identified issues

3.3 Assist with undertaking an impact analysis of proposed changes to the project

3.4 Maintain relevant project logs and registers accurately and regularly to assist with project audit

3.5 Update associated plans to reflect project progress against baselines and approved changes

4. Assist with project finalisation

4.1 Assist with project finalisation activities where required

4.2 Prepare project products and associated documentation for handover to client

4.3 Assist in completing financial, legal and contractual obligations where required

4.4 Contribute perspectives on project performance to assist with project review assessments

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

1.1,1.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.5, 4.3

  • Recognises and interprets textual information from a range of sources and determines how content may be applied to organisational requirements

Writing

1.1-1.5, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1-3.5, 4.1-4.4

  • Uses clear, industry specific terminology, and appropriate structure, to complete and update, workplace documentation
  • Maintains records using required vocabulary and formats

Oral Communication

1.3-1.5, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 3.3, 4.1, 4.4

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

Numeracy

2.3, 2.4, 4.3

  • Interprets mathematical information to finalise financial obligations and measure work outputs against projections

Navigate the world of work

1.2, 2.5, 4.3

  • Understands own responsibilities and considers implications of these when negotiating, planning and undertaking work
  • Adheres to organisational policies and procedures and legislative requirements

Interact with others

1.3-1.5, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 3.3, 4.1, 4.3, 4.4

  • Recognises importance of taking audience, purpose and contextual factors into account when making decisions about what to communicate, with whom, why and how
  • Collaborates with others as part of familiar routine activities and contributes to specific activities

Get the work done

1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 4.4

  • Sequences and schedules required tasks, monitors implementation and manages relevant communication
  • Reflects on outcomes to identify opportunities for improvement

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title 

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBPMG417 Apply project life cycle management processes

BSBPMG417A Apply project life cycle management processes

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages.

Minor edits to clarify meaning of Performance Criteria.

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:

  • work with others to plan and document a project based on organisational parameters
  • complete and update all relevant documentation
  • examine impact that project changes could have on final outcomes
  • undertake project finalisation activities.

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:

  • explain basic project governance models
  • describe project finalisation and evaluation products
  • identify and describe project life cycle stages, phases and structures relevant to industry and project
  • explain project planning documents and their specific formats relevant to industry and context
  • outline key organisational policies and procedures
  • describe various types of project initiation documentation
  • identify types of project logs and registers in use in this 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:

  • project documentation, including information about life cycle processes
  • 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

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