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Unit of competency details

BSBPMG420 - Apply project scope management techniques (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBPMG409 - Apply project scope management techniques 18/Oct/2020

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


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  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 contribute to the project’s scope by assisting with identifying its objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes. It also involves applying controls once the project has commenced and contribute to reviewing the suitability of those controls.

The unit applies to individuals who support project managers and other team members to apply project scope management techniques.

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

Unit Sector

Business Competence – 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 Participate in identifying project objectives and requirements and review project initiation documentation

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 Confirm approval of project scope with relevant project authority

2. Apply project scope controls

2.1 Undertake work according to agreed project scope management plan

2.2 Identify and respond to variations according to established change control procedures within scope of own responsibility

2.3 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 Identify scope changes against scope management plan with assistance

3.2 Contribute to reporting scope changes

3.3 Participate in reviewing effectiveness of project outcomes

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

  • Identifies and analyses complex texts

Writing

  • Contribute to developing and amending plans and associated documentation using appropriate organisational formats and vocabulary

Oral Communication

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

Numeracy

  • Selects and applies a range of mathematical and problem-solving strategies to contribute to developing timelines and monitoring progress

Teamwork

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

Planning and organising

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

Unit Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBPMG409 Apply project scope management techniques.

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:

  • support project managers and other team members to apply project scope management techniques during at least two different projects.

In the course of the above, the candidate must:

  • work according to project scope management plan including established change control procedures and performance measurement procedures
  • contribute to delineating and controlling project scope
  • communicate with the project manager and other team members
  • record project scope management plan
  • interpret and follow project initiation documentation for purposes of documenting project scope.

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:

  • components of project scope management plans including:
  • established change control procedures
  • performance measurement indicators
  • factors likely to impact project scope
  • procedures relating to scope change including:
  • formal change-control processes
  • reporting change
  • methods for measuring work outcomes and progress against plans
  • methods for reviewing project outcomes
  • scope control methods
  • types of project initiation documentation.

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.

  • project documentation which includes information about project scope.

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